Thursday, May 23, 2013

Swoon Thursday # Before The Moon Rises


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My Swoon for this week comes from a short novel I found while browsing the Apple iTunes Bookstore.

Before The Moon Rises

Catherine Bybee

The Blurb:

After a twelve-hour shift in a busy emergency room, Janet O’Brien is beat. Her last patient arrives unconscious and naked. She’s lead to believe he’s a psyche patient off his meds. However, once he awakens, Janet is charmed by his million-dollar smile and agrees to give him a ride home.

Werewolf, Max Ritter notices the sassy nurse when he wakes after a night under the full moon. Unfortunately, his archrival is drawn to Janet as well. In order to keep her out of harm's way, he opts to keep her close. When the chemistry between them sparks, Max discovers a completely new reason to keep Janet safe.
The Swoon:

She turned around and peeled the sunglasses off her face. Her smirk told him she knew he wasn't talking about the view.

With her eyes glued to his, Max moved closer and stepped into her personal space. Janet's gaze moved to his lips, she sucked in a small breath.

Max placed one hand to each side of her, boxing her in. Brave, she didn't move away. His breath mingled with hers, he spoke against her lips in a whisper, "Your mouth is so full, so moist. It screams to be kissed."

Her tongue darted out. Her teeth caught it before it disappeared inside. The thought of her catching something else in those teeth made his blood boil. She lifted her chin in invitation. Max wasn't about to ask twice.

He lowered his lips to hers. She tasted sweet with a hint of spice. Her lips were pliable, a gentle nudge, and they opened for his tongue to explore. He kept his hands on the rail and pushed his body against hers. Static electricity surged through him, more than that, his body heated, shuddered. Her scent filled his mind and erased all rational thought.

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Okay, so what do you think?

If you liked my Swoon, please leave a comment below!



  1. Very nice choice! I haven't heard of this one before but it sounds like an interesting book.
    Thanks for visiting my Swoon :)

  2. Great swoon!! Not bad for a bargain book!! Glad you are enjoying it!!

    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  3. Ooo, what a long swoon! How yummy! I would have never picked this book up for myself (seen that cover wayyyy too many times), but the swoon itself is sweet :)

    Hope you enjoyed this book! :D

    Check out my swoon post!

  4. Oh my...I wants! Been a while since I read a good ware story. Thanks for sharing.


  5. Ooh, this book sounds amazing. :)

    My swoon:

  6. Oh wow! That was an amazing swoon! I absolutely loved it and this book sounds so awesome!

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  7. I love the cover. Looks like an interesting read.

    My Swoon

  8. I loved your Swoon! Great kissing scene! This is the first that I've heard of this book. I love the book cover :) Here's my Swoon:

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape