Nordic Lessons by Christine Edwards
Elora is a cultivated Londoner visiting her brother in Oslo, Norway. With her brother away on business, she decides to do without his permission and borrow his classic Jaguar to take in the sights. But when she pulls over to the side of the road to take pictures, the car won’t start up again. In a blind panic, Elora has nowhere to turn, until a warrior of a man stops to help her. A massive, handsome hunk of a man, clad head to toe in black leather.
Elora has never encountered anyone like Mikkel. As much as he frightens her, she realizes she is out of options. Then comes the exhilarating journey home on his custom ride, and Elora falls hard for her knight in leather armor, an alpha male eager to teach her the rules of Dom/sub relationships. Mikkel is head of his motorcycle club, and in the days that follow, Elora becomes increasingly entangled in the culture of bondage, bikes, and club rivalries. But how can Elora fully commit to a man whose world might as well exist on another planet?
Excerpt:A surprised gush of breath leaves my lungs as his hands grasp each of my bare, chilled thighs to give a possessive squeeze before he dismounts.
“Enjoy the ride?”
I dismount with his assistance, quickly remove the elastic and sift my fingers through my braid, setting my red hair free once again. With my heart still pounding fiercely like a Japanese Taiko drum, I tell him—and I know I’m gushing—“Yes, there’s such a sense of power being on your motorcycle. Although I have to admit, I’m relieved that you’re the one driving. It seems like it would be far too much power for me to handle between my legs.”
Oh no, oh shit!
I watch his expression change the second the unintended double entendre leaves my lips. His eyes are smoldering, his breathing is more rapid. A perfect mask of male lust stares down at me. He’s absolutely stunning. His huge, hot palm reaches forward to glide through my hair, firmly cupping the back of my bare neck. He leans down several inches, closing any distance between us.
In a thick whisper, he says very slowly, “Oh, I have no doubt you can handle all that power perfectly, Elora.”
Muffled, thumping sounds of rock music engulf us as we become lost in each other’s eyes.
The heady moment is broken when he suddenly lets his eyes slide shut, drags in a deep breath, and changes the subject. “You’re proving to be the ultimate distraction, min skjønne. And I’m not easily influenced. We need to move now, we’re already over an hour late.”
Without another word, he grabs hold of my hand and turns to climb the steep flight of wooden steps. I glance out over the parking lot. Not a space to be had. There must be over a hundred people here.
He stops before the solid black door and turns to face me, his warm fingers threading confidently through mine. “I’m tending bar tonight, Elora, but I’m gonna place you right in my line of sight and introduce you to some quality friends. That work for you babe?”
“That’s fine, Mikkel.”
He lowers his body down farther to whisper against my parted lips, “My girl’s so fucking sweet.”
His girl? Yes, I absolutely adore that.
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in the Deep South on Hilton Head Island, SC. At an early age she developed a
passion for the arts that led her to earn a bachelor’s degree in Art History
from the College of Charleston in South Carolina. Christine has a special place
in her heart for reading and writing erotic tales.
second book in the Nordic Lights Series, which began with Naughty in Norway.
Her main focus is on loving, multi-faceted relationships involving intense
alpha males and feisty heroines. She adores snow skiing, traveling the world,
and spending time with her amazing family. Christine currently resides in the sleepy coastal town of Beaufort, SC.
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