Revenge has never tasted so sweet...
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This story was written by my Daughter, as she wanted to be like her Dad I said I'd publish it online for her.Sapphire solves a mystery in an old hotel, the residents hear strange noises and see weird things. The old woman from room thirteen holds the secret.
As a young girl, Solis Burkes is raped at the hands of ruthless school bullies-an incident that haunts her into young adulthood. Then she meets Nacio, a strikingly handsome man who seems to know everything about her-including the painful past Solis hasn't told anyone about. But what Solis doesn't know is that Nacio has been with her every step of the way, protecting her ever since that fateful episode.
It's a destiny he's been working up to for the last 257 years.
Now, as Solis enters a dark world of vampires, voodoo, and passion, she'll need all the protection she can get. Unbeknownst to her, those responsible for Solis's rape have returned. Connected to the evil voodoo Priestess Aldicia, they'll stop at nothing in their plans to spew violence and mayhem throughout the city. And an old family feud dating back centuries puts Solis first on their list of targets. But not if Solis can unravel the clues fast enough, and inflict her own brand of revenge...
Embellish mixes sexy romance with high-stakes paranormal intrigue for a keeps-you-guessing, fast-paced and savvy thriller, right up until the shocking finale.
***Embellish is a 2009 Readers Favorite Winner Honorable Mention Sci-Fi
About the Author, R. L. Sloan
R. L. Sloan is a south Texas native born in San Antonio, Texas where lives with her husband and daughter. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master’s of Arts Degree in Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Anger Resolution Therapist, and trained Rape Crisis Volunteer. Child Welfare has been the focus of her career over the past 15 years. Paranormal Romance has been a favored genre of the author for several years, and Embellish is her first literary work.
Community service has also kept the author busy. The author has worked closely with various social agencies.
Collecting Smooth Jazz, cooking, and baking, are hobbies the author enjoys, each day.
More recently, the author has tried her hand at stage playwriting by turning a scene from Embellish into a stage production. This turned out to be a successful venture, and she looks forward to continuing such endeavors.