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  1. Public Bookmark 70

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    Marianne Springfield lives a simple life, eking out a living for herself and her sister by working as a janitor in a top-secret government facility. Having sworn off love after her fiancé betrayed her trust, she thinks she has life and all of its cruelties figured out. However, her world becomes uprooted with the arrival of a monstrous specimen who, in spite of not speaking English, seems to understand her better than anyone else ever has. Love forms between them, dangerous and unpredictable, and Marianne finds herself risking all she knows in order to save him.

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    01 Jun 2018

  2. Public Bookmark 84

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    “Do I frighten you?”

    Lips pressed against her ear, an arctic wind settling over her spine. It drained her of her warmth, left her with nothing but the chill its words only could evoke in her.

    “Good—”

    Hermione’s vision swam, the constant flow of water along her back dissipating into nothing. It was as if she’d been stripped bare. Unmade in that moment. She was only consciousness, only a mind wading through the nebulous unknown.

    “—Remember this fear, Hermione.”

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    24 May 2018

  3. Public Bookmark 22

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    The first time he met her, she was undoubtedly too young for him. The second time he was her professor and she was his student, dating some silly guy with a bow tie. Now she is back, teaching at the same university, and the Doctor is determined not to let this opportunity slip away. However, Clara is now engaged to a maths teacher.

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    07 Jan 2017

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    What was meant to be an average summer spent rehabilitating an abandoned mansion takes a dangerous turn when Marianne discovers that the house stands on a fairy mound.

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    07 Oct 2016

  5. Public Bookmark 28

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    In Medieval England, a young woman does the unthinkable. Condemned by her God and pursued by her husband, she finds an unexpected ally in the King of the Fae.

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    21 Jul 2016