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Friday, January 6, 2012

The King's Druidess- BIG Kingly Delicious News!

Today, ALL DAY, The King's Druidess (The MacLomain Series- Prelude) is FREE at Amazon!!!

A little taste of what you can expect...

His rage was a thorough thing.

Erc tore his crown from his head and removed the cloak of his kingdom. He handed them to Cormac as he led her into the cover of an oak grove. The moon was no more so he flicked his wrist and drew forth his magi. Green flooded the tree trunks and the leaves overhead encaged them.

Beyond aggravated, he said, "Tell me, Druidess. What purpose do you serve here?"

She pulled her arm free. The tiny bells interwoven in her braids tinkled at the movement. "I serve you, my king."

He sat her on a wide log and paced. "No. You served me in the stones as was foretold. Why have you come for this celebration of mine in light of such a thing? What do you seek, Chiomara?"

He caught the slight flinch of her expression. "I come only because I was called here. No more."

"By whom were you called?" He continued to pace.

"Fionn, leader of the Fianna. I can tell you no more."

He ignored the heat rising in him, the pure lust and desire he felt at her closeness.

Erc stopped and looked down at her. "An unusual creature brings you to my wedding, Druidess."

She merely nodded.

“What am I to make of this? Of you?” She blinked at his words. He fell to his knees in front of her. "It is too much for me to bear you being here, Chiomara. Why do you torment me so?"

Her hands shook as they rose to his face. "Your torment is my torment, my king."

He took her hands and held them over his cheeks. "But you will not leave? You will stay and watch me wed another woman?"

She leaned over and cradled his head. "There is no other way."

“This is wrong,” he murmured. But even as he said it, Erc grabbed Chiomara and brought her down onto him. "You torture me, Druidess."

She wrapped her arms around his neck and allowed him to cradle her in his lap. "Your wife will please you."

He stroked her soft hair, inhaled her sweet smell. "No one will ever please me such as you have."

Chiomara ran her fingertip over his lips. "My touch can be replicated if you will only allow it."

Erc shook his head and kissed her finger. "No woman will be a part of me such as you are."

"You know naught what you speak of, foolish king."

He brought Chiomara to the floor of the forest and covered her. "My need for you surpasses my foolishness. Will you have me again, Druidess, or will you deny me?"

Her lips parted but no words came forth. He filled her lack of response with his kiss. When alas he drew away, Erc asked again. "Will you have me again?"

Sky here. That's it for now folks! Hope you enjoyed. *grins*

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7 comments:

Beth Trissel said...

I am sorry to be late getting over here. I know how wonderfully talented Skhye is and wish her many sales. How kewl that this story is free today at kindle! I just RT'd this news.

Beth Trissel said...

Wrong Sky--must get my Sky's straight. :) Anyway, I'm off to Amazon.

azure_boone said...

Haaa! Sky here! That was such a good interruption that I almost forgive you. Going DOWNLOAD!

Tina Rucci said...

Hi Sky. I wanted to let you know that I downloaded this from Amazon before I heard about this post. I read the blurb & thought it sounded really good. After I read it I will post a review on Goodreads. Thank you.
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Sky Purington said...

No worries, Beth! People spell my name Skhye's way often. LOL. Thanks so much for stopping by and for the warmn wishes. You're a sweetie!

Sky Purington said...

Like that, Azure? *grins* Hard sometimes to know where to stop these excerpts! Thanks for downloading and commenting! :-)

Sky Purington said...

Thank you so much, Tina! Hope you enjoy! Unlike the other three in the series, it's a short little tale told in sort of an old world style but I wanted to capture that 5th century Celtic feel. :-)