A steamy monster romance novella
She should be horrified. Terrified. Fleeing, pleading for her life. Yet here she was, swaying into the monstrous creature before her, her body on fire, desperate for his touch.
After the death of her mentor, wildlife park manager Cleo struggles to cope with her grief and loneliness. When her creepy new boss reveals his prized possession: a bizarre, crocodile-shaped statue, she doesn’t think much of it. But as it turns out, there’s much more to this statue than meets the eye.
As Cleo agonises over the park’s shaky future, a freak accident causes a mysterious monster to come to her aid. Raukra bears a striking resemblance to the statue and is as fascinated by Cleo as she is by him. His teeth, claws, and overwhelming dominance send her wild with desire as he takes her for his own. As their bond deepens, a shocking truth about Raukra is revealed. In mortal danger, her courage is put to the ultimate test. She must decide who to trust in order to save the park – and herself.
This ~19k word monster romance novelette features high heat scenes between a human and a monster. Some content in this story may be triggering for some readers. Please take note of the list below if needed:
Blood, death/dying; discovery of a body; drugging; dubcon at the beginning; grief after bereavement; kidnap; mention of parental death (historical, off-page); sexual contact (fairly high heat with mild BDSM elements, consensual); mention of suicide; vomiting