The Demon Lover by Juliet Dark

11436723I gasped, or tried to. My mouth opened, but I couldn’t draw breath. His lips, pearly wet, parted and he blew into my mouth. My lungs expanded beneath his weight. When I exhaled he sucked my breath in and his weight turned from cold marble into warm living flesh. 

Since accepting a teaching position at remote Fairwick College in upstate New York, Callie McFay has experienced the same disturbingly sensual dream every night: A mist enters her bedroom, then takes the shape of a virile, seductive stranger who proceeds to ravish her in the most toe-curling, wholly satisfying ways possible. Perhaps these dreams are the result of her having written the bestselling book The Sex Lives of Demon Lovers. Callie’s lifelong passion is the intersection of lurid fairy tales and Gothic literature—which is why she’s found herself at Fairwick’s renowned folklore department, living in a once-stately Victorian house that, at first sight, seemed to call her name.

But Callie soon realizes that her dreams are alarmingly real. She has a demon lover—an incubus—and he will seduce her, pleasure her, and eventually suck the very life from her. Then Callie makes another startling discovery: Her incubus is not the only mythical creature in Fairwick. As the tenured witches of the college and the resident fairies in the surrounding woods prepare to cast out the demon, Callie must accomplish something infinitely more difficult—banishing this supernatural lover from her heart.

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6 Feet Under Books

3 Stars

A town full of secrets.
A college filled with mystery.
A professor learning her way.

Callie is called to Fairwick College, it pulls her in. Along with Honeysuckle House. She is destined to teach there with their motley crew of professors. It isn’t long before the Dean of Fairwick realizes Callie’s potential and her shortcomings. Callie must banish her incubus, but does she want him gone?

Liam Doyle shows up to teach a class. It’s there that he meets Callie and the other professors. It’s not instant love between Liam and Callie. Not until he rescues her, then they are like magnets pulling at each other. Over Christmas break, they enjoy each other, but Callie notices that some students along with herself. Could it be her incubus is still here among them? Or are the vamps slipping into rooms at night for a midnight snack?

I was surprised by this book, how little sex, yet so intense. There were parts that I skimmed like when she’d drone on and on about details. It’s doubtful that I will continue with this series.

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