Confessions of a Demon by Susan Wright

By Susan Wright

After by chance stealing the existence strength of a loss of life demon, Allay turned the single human-demon hybrid in life. Demons feed on human feelings, so Allay determined the most secure approach to fulfill this need-and nonetheless preserve a few semblance of her humanity-was to open a bar. right here she will drink from, and straightforwardness, her consumers' soreness, which has helped her to stick below the demon radar...until now. while Allay is attacked and approximately killed via one other demon, a human involves her rescue. Theo Ram is tall, good-looking, and mortal-and Allay feels a connection to him she did not imagine she'd ever comprehend. yet that bond is demonstrated whilst the demon group in long island starts off to stand up, and opposing clans struggle for energy. Now Allay is stuck within the center, and she or he needs to come to a decision the place her loyalties lie.

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Phil ran to the center of the street and stopped awkwardly to let a car go by before crossing all the way. His smile, showing off his straight, white teeth, was boyishly charming, despite his being in his late forties,. But then his gaze slid off mine, maybe because I stopped smiling, abruptly reminded of the real world. In the bright light of day, his hair was lank and greasy, and his pale skin seemed dried and leathery. His neck was also wrinkled, showing his age. That must bother him. He‟d always been vain about his looks, relying on women throwing themselves at him.

Lash and Dread had been a couple for almost sixteen hundred years, symbiotic in that they fed only from each other. It was one of those perfect love matches that so rarely happened among demons, their strongest desires syncing together perfectly. In their current personas, Lash‟s role was the devoted wife of Prophet Thomas Anderson, active in social circles and charity causes. She had retained her blond beauty, but appeared to be in her late fifties. Then last month the headlines had blared the whole tawdry affair—the prophet‟s wife had left him for a local jewelry designer, a known playboy twenty years her junior.

I hoped Theo would get home safely. He paused on the stoop. ” I didn‟t add that it wasn‟t likely. I was too spooked to leave the bar. ” Theo nodded. He leaned over, and I tensed. But he kissed my forehead, touching mostly my tousled hair with his lips. ” I was surprised that he said it correctly. He must have heard Lolita last night. ” He gave me a shy smile, then headed off. I watched him until he turned the corner. For some reason, I didn‟t want to go inside and close the door. It felt as if it would be the ending of something that had barely gotten started.

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