He didn’t speak again for some time; instead he knelt by my side as he carefully traced the line of my body, memorizing them with his hands. I’d never been so aware of someone’s touch before. Having my eyes closed as nothing to do with it. Those cold, powerful fingers could have easily crushed my bones into powder, but instead stroked me with the same delicacy as that with which one might handle a small, frightened animal.
He kept one hand pressed over mine at his cheek so I would not pull away as he switch to using his lips and tongue to taste and lightly nip at all the places he had learned elicited a response.
What are you doing?” I cried the words. Maybe sobbed was a better way of putting it.
He glanced up, a devilish grin curving his lips at my alarm. “Ensuring you will never find solace in the arms of another. That you will burn for me, little hunter, and only me. I will know you-all of you-and brand you…”
Stalking The Others (H&W Investigations #4) by Jess Haines releases July 3, 2012 from Kensington (Amazon and Goodreads)
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