Sphinx United at the Alpha Male Madness Giveaway Hop – April 11 – 18, 2014

alpha male big to useWelcome to my blog – christinemurphybooks. All I can say is yummy to alpha males.  They’re strong, demanding, and can take and defend exactly what they want.  The image for the hop says it all with being strong.  I like a male who is pure chiseled muscle and has a rock hard stomach.  Just the thought of touching all that muscle gives me shivers of delight.  The word demanding has so many meanings but the demands I am looking for are of love, commitment, and one heck of a wild ride in bed.  My alpha male would defend me with every breath he takes and to the ends of the earth and back.  That is the alpha male that would have my love, body,and soul.  Yummy! This is what I am creating in my new series – The Midnight Riders.  Here is an image of what I think one of the Midnight Riders would look like – Darius, who will defend his Spirit Heart with everything in his heart.   Mace

 

 

 

 

 

Now something about my latest book. Newly Released –  From Red Sage Publishing – Sphinx United by Christine Murphy – The second book in The Sphinx Warriors Series.

http://eredsage.com/store/SphinxUnited.html

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Summary: Trained from birth to protect the Sphinx Warriors, Eleina sacrifices herself to save the Warriors and her one true love, Jacob, by destroying a Dimensional Gate. Believing Eleina has died in the process, Jacob is left a broken man and he submerges himself in his duties as a Warrior until an accident reveals Eleina is still trapped in the Gate. Once free of her entrapment, she is alive but her body and mind is damaged. Jacob will do everything in his power to help her and the only thing keeping her sane is the irresistible draw and attraction to a Warrior she can’t even remember.

Excerpt:

His mind and body was in pure chaos. One minute he was in hell, the next he was in heaven, and the next a combination of the two with purgatory thrown in. The danger had been real. He had felt it when Eleina had screamed in his mind and he had used his Power to fight off the dark entity from her. When he had lost the connection after that he had freaked. Thinking he had possibly harmed her in his intended defense, he had raced through the Complex to get to the Medical Facility to check on her. To his ultimate nightmare, she had been gone. No one had been able to tell him what had happened to her and he had gone off the deep end. He was sure Khenti Michael was going to ream him a new one. He had cursed and yelled at medical staff to a point he couldn’t even remember. Luckily Alexandria hadn’t been there, otherwise he would have really been in deep trouble.

Even with all of his shouting, no one had been able to help him. He had stormed into the hallway and leaned against the hallway wall in an effort to calm himself. It was then he began to sense her again and the trail of her very essence had brought him here to the Garden Dome. Now, she was fully linked to him, their internal connection to each other wide bringing him such heaven in knowing she was alright. Not only was she fine, she had remembered how to draw the Life Power to her and that her source was from the water. Yes, she had always been a water Sphinx. And what a gorgeous Sphinx she was. The woman was not even the least bit shy. She stood in the water before him completely nude, her luscious full breasts uncovered, her pink nipples drawn up tight from the cool water. What he would be willing to do to have his mouth on them.

These thoughts were where the heaven and hell with purgatory came in. He needed to touch her, but how could he? It all came back to four things. She couldn’t remember him, he had sent her to her death, his negative Life Power could hurt her at any moment, and the little fact he would have to share her with the other Warriors as a Power Keeper. He needed someone to just put him out of his misery.

Jacob’s body was cranked up at a speed he didn’t know if he could even control. He should just leave but seeing her now with the Life Power caressing her body and her skin and baby blue eyes taking on a healthy glow again was something he just couldn’t walk away from. Plus she was looking at him with those mesmerizing eyes and slowly moving toward the edge of the water. Each step forward brought her farther out of the water until it lapped at her belly button, down to the curve of her hip, and just at the top of her feminine curls. White blond curls just peaking out of the water.

He threw up his hand growling, “Stop. Now.”

Eleina paused reaching up to brush a curling strand of hair back behind her ear. Her expression was pleading as though she was lost in this world. Desperate with need to be held. She suddenly shivered crossing her arms over her chest looking uncertain. His Eleina was never uncertain. “Jacob, when you said I was yours forever, did you mean it?”

The question was a punch to his gut. Of course he had meant it. Meant it with every breath in his body. He could no longer stand there worshiping her and not be able to touch her. With fierce determination, he marched toward her grabbing his shirt and tearing it off over his head flipping it behind him to the ground. The rest would just have to get wet because he couldn’t wait any longer to touch her.

He cut through the water with ease reaching her in record time. The Power she was gathering cascaded around him touching his body and further connecting him to her before he even touched her. The first touch was more intense than his active imagination could even make it. His hands connected with the sides of her face in a gentleness he didn’t feel in the least, but he didn’t want to frighten her. The rest of his body followed pressing against hers. Waiting any longer for one needed kiss wasn’t an option. His inner Sphinx demanded and his body screamed its pure need. He hovered just inches away from those delectably parted lips waiting in an ultimate moment of anticipation before the final touch.

It was a split second of waiting but seemed forever with the aching need for the connection. Not only his need but hers coming through loud and clear down their link. His lips touched tentatively at first, a gentle brush of love, and no more. It was too much and yet not enough. There was no holding back. He dove in deep crushing his lips to hers, his body to hers. He ran his hand down her bare soft back to the bottom of her spine splaying his hand there and pushing her hips into his….

For more on my new release – Sphinx United, the first book in the Series, Sphinx Resurrected, and the other upcoming books in the Series visit my web site at: http://christinemurphybooks.com

**I will be picking one lucky winner for a free copy of Sphinx United, so leave a comment on my blog and/or visit my website and leave a comment there and include your email information. If you have an email, I should be able to send anywhere in the world. I will send the winner an epub of Sphinx United.

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Sphinx United (Red Sage Publishing)  Available Now

Book Trailer:  http://youtu.be/o94Z27zb9gk

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Sphinx Resurrected (Red Sage Publishing) Available Now

Book Trailer: http://youtu.be/2MXHD6r3x8Q

BUY at Red Sage – http://tinyurl.com/qxu8ocs / Amazon – http://tinyurl.com/l2xu5qg / Barnes & Noble – http://tinyurl.com/m2hjfst & where books are sold!

The Source (KnightFall Collections) Available Now – ebook, Print

Book Trailer: http://youtu.be/mVtfiwLX3oc

BUY at Smashwords – http://tinyurl.com/lorea5v / Amazon (Print) – http://tinyurl.com/kxdbnr6 / Amazon (Kindle eBook) – http://tinyurl.com/mq9qxa7 / Barnes & Noble (Nook eBook)- http://tinyurl.com/pygl52u & where books are sold!

Future Releases: Sphinx Transformed, Sphinx Imagined, Sphinx Awakened, Sphinx Tempted, Sphinx Revealed (2014/Red Sage Publishing), Road To Redemption, Road To Devotion (TBD)

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The Source – Meme #11 – Together they will defy a futuristic society to reclaim love.

logo book hooksWelcome to my blog site and the Book Hooks Blog Hop Book Hooks is a weekly meme hosted by the MFRW Authors Blog. It’s a chance for all you great readers to check out samples of author’s WIPs or previously published books. I am Christine Murphy, romance author and creator of the Sphinx Warriors Series, The Source – A Wild Clan Saga Novel, and the Midnight Rider’s Series.

 

Here is the next meme from The Source for your enjoyment.

Not soon enough the elevator picked him up and deposited him back on the ground floor of his Handler’s building.  Stepping out of the elevator, he found his newly washed and polished black Puma already waiting for him on the entry platform.  The robotics of the parking decks were nothing but efficient and timely.  Pressing his thumb to the vehicle access plate, the door opened and he sat back into the leather seat of his favorite possession.  Already his system calmed and he relaxed further into the seat.  Closing the door, Nathan started the engine and instantly the Puma purred to life.

Shifting into gear, he hit the accelerator, and with screeching tires and a bit of burning rubber, he expertly spun his vehicle completely around and roared for the exit.  Flying towards the Security booth, the guard barely had time to lift the barrier out of his way before he would have plowed into it.  Passing by he could just hear her curses as he flew through the narrow opening and careened out into the dark of the night.  Roaring down the streets of the Courtyard District, which were still fairly busy, he made record time getting over to the opposite side of downtown Denver.

With other driver’s honking at him in outrage and cursing at him through half open windows, Nathan sped through the brightly lit ground lanes and ignored them all not caring if he was winning in the competition of aggressive drivers or not.  The only thing he wanted was to get to his destination on the far side of the Theater District and The Inspire and get the beginning of either a pleasurable or nightmare assignment over with.  Rounding the last corner, he cringed when he saw the towering Headquarters building and the medical facility with their reflective mirror appearance heralding his arrival at his destination.  Speeding even faster and risking the possibility of having his car impounded, Nathan set a new downtown speed record for circling one of the largest city blocks in the UNS.   He didn’t even slow down for stop lights until he was on the housing community side of The Inspire and his car was aimed directly at the gated opening of the parking garage.

Screeching to a halt before the gate, Nathan pulled his Puma up until he was next to a security monitor with a built in camera and keyboard.  Rolling down his window he rested his arm on the edge of the window frame and leaned out enough so the camera could scan him.  The tingle which always went through his eyes when the scanning process was performed told him the unseen electrical current was working.  In his opinion, he figured it was damaging his brain, but what was one more thing to destroy what was left of his mind.

A disembodied female voice suddenly emanated from the security monitor asking,  “State your business.”

Returning in the most bored tone he could, Nathan responded with,  “Companion 96.  I’ve been hired through the Reena Agency by BioGen for Miss…” Nathan was suddenly nonplussed.  He didn’t even remember a name being given to him.

If you enjoyed the meme, please enjoy this excerpt from my newly released novel – Sphinx United. Enjoy!SphinxUnited_Final_lacey

Sphinx United Excerpt:

He waited holding his breath and looked at her beautiful features.  She was still pale, but already he could see improvement.  Her waist length white blond hair was loose and draped around her shoulders sparkling with shine once again.  Light baby blue eyes looked up at him in wonder like she had discovered something incredible.  He had always gotten lost in the depths of her gorgeous sparkling eyes just as he was being drawn in now.  And then his wait was over.  Her fingertips made contact and he was in pure heaven.  Everything for him clicked into place, his entire body singing its joy and need for her.  His inner Sphinx purred in pure contentment.  He just had to hold himself back just a little longer while she explored.

Eleina leaned in closer to him.  She closed her eyes and inhaled deeply.  Jacob didn’t move an inch.  Just the look of pleasure on her face was enough to drive him beyond temptation.  She opened her eyes and seemed mesmerized.  She was so close he could feel her gentle breaths across his lips.  A weak thought whispered across their link.  Kiss him?

Well, what an interesting idea Jacob mused.  Her look grew hotter and he felt like he was being caressed by her glance alone.  He was on fire and the trail her fingers blazed made the heat sink further under his skin.  Her fingertips seemed to have a mind of their own as she trailed them down his cheek and then over to his full lips.  Her touch was so soft and delicate across his lips.  He wanted to reach out with his tongue and lick them but he refrained.  Who knew what she would do in her heightened state of awareness.

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SPHINX RESURRECTED

Book Trailer:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MXHD6r3x8Q

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My Winner Of The Seriously Shifter Blo Hop

Seriously Shifter**Congratulations to the winner of a free copy of The Source – and the winner is…BLeigh.

It was a hard choice with all the great visitors and only one book to give away this round.  Thank you all for visiting my sight and looking forward to the next blog hop.

Christine Murphy – Author of The Sphinx Warriors Series, the Wild Clan Sagas, and The Midnight Riders Series. More coming soon.

 

My Winner of The Spring Fling Blog Hop – (The Seriously Shifter Hop is still going one down)

Sepia Shot of a Young Kissing Couple. Photo.**Congratulations to the winner of a free copy of The Source – and the winner is…skeeterlee63.

It was a hard choice with all the great visitors and only one book to give away this round. In the Seriously Shifter Giveaway Hop (still ongoing) I’ll have another book available for giveaway opportunities. Thank you all for visiting my sight and looking forward to the next blog hop.

Christine Murphy – Author of The Sphinx Warriors Series, the Wild Clan Sagas, and The Midnight Riders Series. More coming soon.

 

Sphinx United at The Seriously Shifter Blog Hop – 21 – 28 March (Spring Fling Blog Hop One down)

Seriously ShifterWelcome to my blog – christinemurphybooks.  What kind of shifters turn me on?  Those who change just enough so their eyes glow sensually and the peak of their fangs drive you crazy.  Hunger will be the aura that surrounds them and if you’re lucky you will be their sensual meal.  Yes, I like the vampires or a version there-of.  Not the evil, hateful, creatures that destroy and suck everything dry, but those who want to save you and make you theirs forever.  Yummy!  This is what I am creating in my new series – The Midnight Riders.  Meet Gabriel, the leader of The Riders.  Gabriel on Motorcycle

SphinxUnited_Final_laceyNow something about my latest book. Coming In April From Red Sage Publishing – Sphinx United by Christine Murphy – The second book in The Sphinx Warriors Series.

http://eredsage.com/store/SphinxUnited.html

Summary: Trained from birth to protect the Sphinx Warriors, Eleina sacrifices herself to save the Warriors and her one true love, Jacob, by destroying a Dimensional Gate. Believing Eleina has died in the process, Jacob is left a broken man and he submerges himself in his duties as a Warrior until an accident reveals Eleina is still trapped in the Gate. Once free of her entrapment, she is alive but her body and mind is damaged. Jacob will do everything in his power to help her and the only thing keeping her sane is the irresistible draw and attraction to a Warrior she can’t even remember.

Excerpt:

His mind and body was in pure chaos. One minute he was in hell, the next he was in heaven, and the next a combination of the two with purgatory thrown in. The danger had been real. He had felt it when Eleina had screamed in his mind and he had used his Power to fight off the dark entity from her. When he had lost the connection after that he had freaked. Thinking he had possibly harmed her in his intended defense, he had raced through the Complex to get to the Medical Facility to check on her. To his ultimate nightmare, she had been gone. No one had been able to tell him what had happened to her and he had gone off the deep end. He was sure Khenti Michael was going to ream him a new one. He had cursed and yelled at medical staff to a point he couldn’t even remember. Luckily Alexandria hadn’t been there, otherwise he would have really been in deep trouble.

Even with all of his shouting, no one had been able to help him. He had stormed into the hallway and leaned against the hallway wall in an effort to calm himself. It was then he began to sense her again and the trail of her very essence had brought him here to the Garden Dome. Now, she was fully linked to him, their internal connection to each other wide bringing him such heaven in knowing she was alright. Not only was she fine, she had remembered how to draw the Life Power to her and that her source was from the water. Yes, she had always been a water Sphinx. And what a gorgeous Sphinx she was. The woman was not even the least bit shy. She stood in the water before him completely nude, her luscious full breasts uncovered, her pink nipples drawn up tight from the cool water. What he would be willing to do to have his mouth on them.

These thoughts were where the heaven and hell with purgatory came in. He needed to touch her, but how could he? It all came back to four things. She couldn’t remember him, he had sent her to her death, his negative Life Power could hurt her at any moment, and the little fact he would have to share her with the other Warriors as a Power Keeper. He needed someone to just put him out of his misery.

Jacob’s body was cranked up at a speed he didn’t know if he could even control. He should just leave but seeing her now with the Life Power caressing her body and her skin and baby blue eyes taking on a healthy glow again was something he just couldn’t walk away from. Plus she was looking at him with those mesmerizing eyes and slowly moving toward the edge of the water. Each step forward brought her farther out of the water until it lapped at her belly button, down to the curve of her hip, and just at the top of her feminine curls. White blond curls just peaking out of the water.

He threw up his hand growling, “Stop. Now.”

Eleina paused reaching up to brush a curling strand of hair back behind her ear. Her expression was pleading as though she was lost in this world. Desperate with need to be held. She suddenly shivered crossing her arms over her chest looking uncertain. His Eleina was never uncertain. “Jacob, when you said I was yours forever, did you mean it?”

The question was a punch to his gut. Of course he had meant it. Meant it with every breath in his body. He could no longer stand there worshiping her and not be able to touch her. With fierce determination, he marched toward her grabbing his shirt and tearing it off over his head flipping it behind him to the ground. The rest would just have to get wet because he couldn’t wait any longer to touch her.

He cut through the water with ease reaching her in record time. The Power she was gathering cascaded around him touching his body and further connecting him to her before he even touched her. The first touch was more intense than his active imagination could even make it. His hands connected with the sides of her face in a gentleness he didn’t feel in the least, but he didn’t want to frighten her. The rest of his body followed pressing against hers. Waiting any longer for one needed kiss wasn’t an option. His inner Sphinx demanded and his body screamed its pure need. He hovered just inches away from those delectably parted lips waiting in an ultimate moment of anticipation before the final touch.

It was a split second of waiting but seemed forever with the aching need for the connection. Not only his need but hers coming through loud and clear down their link. His lips touched tentatively at first, a gentle brush of love, and no more. It was too much and yet not enough. There was no holding back. He dove in deep crushing his lips to hers, his body to hers. He ran his hand down her bare soft back to the bottom of her spine splaying his hand there and pushing her hips into his….

For more on my current book – Sphinx Resurrected and the other upcoming books in the Series visit my web site at: http://christinemurphybooks.com

**I will be picking one lucky winner for a free copy of The Source, so leave a comment on my blog and/or visit my website and leave a comment there and include your email information. If you have an email, I should be able to send anywhere in the world. I will send the winner an epub of The Source.
Be sure to hop around and check out all the bloggers and authors giveaways! There’s a new one on each site!

**To return to the “Seriously Shifter Blog Hop” site for the next great site to visit just click here:  http://theherdhops.blogspot.com/2014/02/seriously-shifter-blog-hop.html

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Christine Murphy – http://christinemurphybooks.com/

 Sphinx United (Red Sage Publishing)  Available April 2014

Book Trailer:  http://youtu.be/o94Z27zb9gk

BUY at Red Sage -  http://tinyurl.com/lzrme3r / Amazon – Coming Soon / Barnes & Noble – Coming Soon & where books are sold!

Sphinx Resurrected (Red Sage Publishing)  Available Now

Book Trailer:  http://youtu.be/2MXHD6r3x8Q

BUY at Red Sage –  http://tinyurl.com/qxu8ocs / Amazon – http://tinyurl.com/l2xu5qg / Barnes & Noble – http://tinyurl.com/m2hjfst & where books are sold!

The Source (KnightFall Collections)  Available Now – ebook, Print

Book Trailer:   http://youtu.be/mVtfiwLX3oc

BUY at Smashwords – http://tinyurl.com/lorea5v / Amazon (Print) – http://tinyurl.com/kxdbnr6 / Amazon (Kindle eBook) – http://tinyurl.com/mq9qxa7 / Barnes & Noble (Nook eBook)- http://tinyurl.com/pygl52u & where books are sold!

Future Releases: Sphinx Transformed, Sphinx Imagined, Sphinx Awakened, Sphinx Tempted, Sphinx Revealed  (2014/Red Sage Publishing), Road To Redemption, Road To Devotion (TBD)

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The Source at the Spring Fling Blog Hop – March 20 – 23, 2014

Sepia Shot of a Young Kissing Couple. Photo.Welcome to Spring and welcome to the next hop in the Spring Fling Blog Hop hosted by Romance Blog Hops and my blog site. I am Christine Murphy, romance author and creator of the Sphinx Warriors Series, The Source – A Wild Clan Saga Novel, and the Midnight Rider’s Series.

I hope you enjoy the hop and will now share with you my newest release – The Source. Please enjoy.

The Source_Version 4 Flat MedThe Source Excerpt:

He barely took note of the white stairs with the silver banister and the overhead lighting which made the silver shine brilliantly. No, he was completely captivated and transfixed by the angel descending the stairs as if she were coming down from the heavens themselves.
No, not an angel, because she was even more beautiful than the angels. She was so tiny in comparison to all the other women he had ever been with, her height being no more than five foot three at the most. Her waist was tiny but she was filled out in all the right places and he clenched his hands with the desire to touch every inch of her. The jeans and pink t-shirt she wore fit her to perfection accentuating her curves. As she moved with such grace and delicacy her long honey blond hair brushed her shoulders and her golden skin glowed with health under the overhead lights.
Completely captivated, all Nathan could do was watch her as she reached the bottom of the stairs. Silently she approached him, almost like a cat, her eyes downcast so that all he could do was look at the perfect sweeping honey blond lashes covering her eyes and the full pink lips which suddenly had his full attention. All of that changed, though, when she stopped before him, only inches away, and looked at him with the lightest blue eyes he had ever been blessed to see. In that moment he couldn’t move, he couldn’t breathe, and Nathan knew in an instant he was in deep, deep trouble.
“Hi. I’m Crystal,” was all she said but the sound of her melodic voice traveled the entire length of his body.
“Hi, I’m…” the sound of his voice was raspy and he cleared his throat before continuing. “I’m Companion 96.”
Crystal’s eyebrows drew together and she bit at her bottom lip. Nathan couldn’t help the instant draw of his eyes to her sweet mouth. At that moment he absolutely cursed the person who had made up the rule of no touching. What he would give to have just one kiss from her sweet sensual mouth. He wondered what she would taste like and his mouth watered almost in anticipation.
His concentration snapped back as she asked, “What do I call you? I can’t call you by a number. What is your birth name?”
Nathon narrowed his eyes on her. How in the hell had she known he had a birth name? “Perhaps I don’t have a birth name. I am Companion 96, purchased for your entertainment.”
“Really?” She raised up on her tiptoes and leaned so close, he swore he could feel her breath on his cheek. The vanilla scent of her body surrounded him and he clenched his hands even harder as her soft voice vibrated through him again. “You have piercings in your ears, so I assumed you were naturally birthed. BioGen doesn’t allow body modifications for those they create.”
Nathan wanted to answer, really he did, but Crystal’s nearness was over-charging his body and short-circuiting his brain. He had never experienced anything like it before and he had no idea how he was going to keep his hands off of the tiny angel before him for the next few hours, let alone thirty days. He was in deep and over his head with no escape.
Like a moth to a flame, Nathan was drawn to the closeness of Crystal’s lips but as he began to dip his head the slightest amount in her direction, she evidently realized how close she was to him. Making a tiny sound, she stepped back resuming her initial position in front of him. The distance didn’t help much but enough so he could respond with some modicum of intelligence. “You are correct, Crystal. I did have a birth name. My parents called me Nathan but I don’t remember a last name. I’m sorry.”
Quietly she said, “Nathan. It’s a wonderfully masculine name. Thank you for sharing it with me. If you will allow me, I will call you by your birth name. Please?”

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If you enjoyed a peak at The Source, check out my first book in The Sphinx Warriors Series, available now – Sphinx Resurrected.

Next in the Series is Sphinx United – Coming soon.

For more about Sphinx United and my other books, please visit my author page at http://christinemurphybooks.com.

For a free authorgraph click on the link on the left side of my blog.

**I will be picking one lucky winner for a free copy of The Source, so leave a comment on my blog and/or visit my website and leave a comment there and include your email information. If you have an email, I should be able to send anywhere in the world. I will send the winner an epub of The Source.

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Thanks for visiting my site.

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The Source – Meme #10 – Together they will defy a futuristic society to reclaim love.

logo book hooksWelcome to my blog site and the Book Hooks Blog Hop Book Hooks is a weekly meme hosted by the MFRW Authors Blog. It’s a chance for all you great readers to check out samples of author’s WIPs or previously published books. I am Christine Murphy, romance author and creator of the Sphinx Warriors Series, The Source – A Wild Clan Saga Novel, and the Midnight Rider’s Series.

 

Here is the next meme from The Source for your enjoyment.

Nodding to his Handler, since she was still staring at him for confirmation, Nathan responded,  “Got it.  If I’m going to make it there tonight before curfew lock down, I better get going.”

Another handy item BioGen enforced, no one on the streets without special permits after midnight and before seven in the morning.  If a person was caught out in that time they had better have a good explanation or they were detained.  Depending on what the UNS Enforcers found depended on if the person went home, was mind adjusted, or just plain disappeared.  Again Nathan missed the days of his wild freedom.

As he moved to depart needing to escape the suddenly suffocating office, Reena shouted after him,  “You better remember to call me tomorrow Nathan.  I hate to have to take this assignment away from you.”

Nathan smirked to himself.  Like she would ever risk losing all that money and her license by pulling him off the high visibility loan.  He knew Reena would rather put his ass on the line than hers, and because she had that much faith in his skills, he would have to do something really stupid to get out of it.  Pulling open the door he glanced back at her over his shoulder and winked.  “Don’t worry Reena.  I’m on this one.”

Slamming the door behind him before Reena could chastise him for calling her by her first name again, he rushed over to the elevator and pressed his thumb to the access panel.  Looking down at his hand, Nathan realized he was still shaking and wasn’t sure if it was from the thought of his past punishment and his going to be so close to the medical facility where the procedure had been performed or the adrenaline rush he was experiencing from the prospect of meeting the female Gen who already intrigued him.  Either way the rush filled him and gave him renewed purpose in his endless Companion life.

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The Source Excerpt:

Right before his lips touched hers, the sound of the evening fifteen minute curfew warning went off. Crystal jumped and Nathan instantly pulled back.

“Damn it. I’m sorry, Crystal, I was so caught up in the moment I lost track of time.”

Grasping at his jacket, Crystal cried, “Nathan we have to get back. This is all my fault. If we get caught after curfew, they’ll take you away and maybe punish you. I should have never talked you into this.”

Tears streamed down her face and she swiped at them in fear for Nathan and for her. BioGen would probably punish her as well, and the things they could do terrified her. She choked, her body shaking, and her pulse rate went through the roof. Nathan seemed to try and calm her brushing the tears away but there just wasn’t any time and she fought to get a grip on her runaway emotions.

“Listen. I can get us back in plenty of time but you need to calm down. Do you trust me?” he asked while he pulled her hood back up over her face and followed up with his own to hide his.

Still gripping his jacket and feeling shaky, she nodded and whispered, “I do trust you, Nathan.”

With an encouraging look he reassured her, “Good. Just hold on tight and I’ll get us back to The Inspire. You just be ready with that magic necklace of yours to get us back into the building so no one will suspect we were ever gone. Ready?”

Crystal took a deep breath and nodded. It was the only acknowledgement Nathan appeared to need and after he grasped her hand in a firmer grip than earlier, he led her back out of the circle of bushes. Once on the path, he sped up into a fast jog and she had to push herself into a full out run to keep up with him. He was fast compared to her and she was panting before they even went a few feet but she was determined to get him back to her condo safely. Together they covered quite a bit of distance even making it to the large crack in the blacktop they had passed earlier. Nathan eased them both around the gap and Crystal began to breathe easier.

Just when she was sure they were going to make it in time, Crystal saw two Nul guards approaching with BioGen uniforms on, evidently making their last rounds. Pulling back against Nathan’s forward progression, she urgently whispered, “Nathan, BioGen guards.”

Immediately, Nathan steered both of them off the blacktop and over to one of the large trees bordering along the path. As soon as they were under the large spread of branches he spun her around and pushed her back against the trunk. The bark was rough but Nathan’s body surrounding and pressing against her was rock hard. He felt good and she felt protected but the Nul’s were getting so close and she could see them watching. She started to shake with nerves because she was sure they were going to get caught.

Nathan shifted slightly blocking her completely from the guard’s view. He leaned against his arm which he had positioned above her forming a protective cocoon around her. He leaned down just enough so he could push her hood back with his free hand and put his lips near her ear. Crystal could feel his warm breath brush against her and the sensation made her shiver for a different reason.

“Crystal, I need you to relax. You’re just a Gen with her purchased Companion enjoying an intimate moment together. The Nuls won’t know any different unless we give them a reason to,” Nathan whispered, his voice vibrating through her body as he pressed his body against hers.

Perhaps it was to distract her, or to convince the Nul’s they were enjoying an intimate moment, or just because he wanted to, but Nathan was suddenly kissing the sensitive spot just below her ear. She closed her eyes gasping at the incredible sensation, her body tingling from the point of contact all the way to her core. She fisted her hands in his jacket trying to keep her legs from buckling from the weakness he was causing. He didn’t stop there, oh no, he continued in his exploration with those wonderful tingling kisses until he reached her collarbone where he gently nipped and then kissed her again. She whimpered and her legs would have buckled if not for his strong arm around her waist supporting her.

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The Source – Meme #9 – Together they will defy a futuristic society to reclaim love.

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Here is the next meme from The Source for your enjoyment.

“Reena, they can’t do that to you.  Can they?”  No matter how entrapped he felt by being owned by a Handler, there was no one better than Reena.  Although she could be a bitch, there was no other Handler of her caliber, and if at all possible, she took care of her own with a vengeance.

Her hazel eyes narrowed at him and he fully expected to be chastised for not only using her first name again but for showing any form of caring towards her.  Especially caring, which could set her off in a heartbeat when someone crossed her professional line.  Instead of yelling at him, she simply tossed her red hair over her shoulder and said,  “It doesn’t matter.  Our meeting is done here.  You have your assignment Companion 96.  I’ll expect a call-in from you tomorrow as to your progress.  If there are any unforeseen issues that come up, you’ll let me know immediately.”

Opening the drawer directly in front of her, Reena removed an earpiece phone and a small piece of paper from the drawer.  After closing it with a slam, she stood up and moved around to the front of the desk and leaned against it.  Nathan reached out for the two items when she shoved them at him.  He pocketed the earpiece but retained the piece of paper opening it so he could quickly scan the contents.

As soon as he saw the address his heart started pounding and he broke out in a light sweat.  His hands started to shake and he was sure Reena saw his reaction before he had a chance to shove his hands in his pockets.  Stiffly he commented,  “The Inspire building in the Denver Theater District.  Really?  How perfect.  I should have known.”

His Handler crossed her arms across her chest and gave him a stern look.  “I understand your consternation, Companion 96, but the address is on the far side of the complex of The Inspire.  It’s as far away from the BioGen Headquarters and the medical facility where you were mind adjusted you can get. The Gen you’ll keep entertained lives in the community housing side of The Inspire.  You’ll find you won’t even realize you’re near the BioGen leadership den within the all-inclusive community.  The Gen lives in the top floor of the housing building and evidently owns the entire top floor.

Nathan’s mind blanked for a moment from the overload of shifting from the panic of being anywhere near where he had been punished, to the hatred of the leadership of the UNS which would be basically sitting within the same city block with him, to the amazement of the assignment he had just been placed on.  Crushing the small piece of paper in his fist which was still shoved in his pants pocket, Nathan’s mind refocused as he considered all the implications.  This Gen was more of a mystery than ever after Reena’s explanation.  The woman had to be kept happy, entertained, controlled, kept away from the outside world, and most importantly never ever touched.  There was a mystery here and Nathan couldn’t help but be drawn into the web.  He was intrigued and he had a suspicion there were secrets here which might just end up getting him killed.  Either his soul would shrivel and die or he would do something stupid and BioGen would decide to terminate him, literally.

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The Source Excerpt:

Right before his lips touched hers, the sound of the evening fifteen minute curfew warning went off. Crystal jumped and Nathan instantly pulled back.

“Damn it. I’m sorry, Crystal, I was so caught up in the moment I lost track of time.”

Grasping at his jacket, Crystal cried, “Nathan we have to get back. This is all my fault. If we get caught after curfew, they’ll take you away and maybe punish you. I should have never talked you into this.”

Tears streamed down her face and she swiped at them in fear for Nathan and for her. BioGen would probably punish her as well, and the things they could do terrified her. She choked, her body shaking, and her pulse rate went through the roof. Nathan seemed to try and calm her brushing the tears away but there just wasn’t any time and she fought to get a grip on her runaway emotions.

“Listen. I can get us back in plenty of time but you need to calm down. Do you trust me?” he asked while he pulled her hood back up over her face and followed up with his own to hide his.

Still gripping his jacket and feeling shaky, she nodded and whispered, “I do trust you, Nathan.”

With an encouraging look he reassured her, “Good. Just hold on tight and I’ll get us back to The Inspire. You just be ready with that magic necklace of yours to get us back into the building so no one will suspect we were ever gone. Ready?”

Crystal took a deep breath and nodded. It was the only acknowledgement Nathan appeared to need and after he grasped her hand in a firmer grip than earlier, he led her back out of the circle of bushes. Once on the path, he sped up into a fast jog and she had to push herself into a full out run to keep up with him. He was fast compared to her and she was panting before they even went a few feet but she was determined to get him back to her condo safely. Together they covered quite a bit of distance even making it to the large crack in the blacktop they had passed earlier. Nathan eased them both around the gap and Crystal began to breathe easier.

Just when she was sure they were going to make it in time, Crystal saw two Nul guards approaching with BioGen uniforms on, evidently making their last rounds. Pulling back against Nathan’s forward progression, she urgently whispered, “Nathan, BioGen guards.”

Immediately, Nathan steered both of them off the blacktop and over to one of the large trees bordering along the path. As soon as they were under the large spread of branches he spun her around and pushed her back against the trunk. The bark was rough but Nathan’s body surrounding and pressing against her was rock hard. He felt good and she felt protected but the Nul’s were getting so close and she could see them watching. She started to shake with nerves because she was sure they were going to get caught.

Nathan shifted slightly blocking her completely from the guard’s view. He leaned against his arm which he had positioned above her forming a protective cocoon around her. He leaned down just enough so he could push her hood back with his free hand and put his lips near her ear. Crystal could feel his warm breath brush against her and the sensation made her shiver for a different reason.

“Crystal, I need you to relax. You’re just a Gen with her purchased Companion enjoying an intimate moment together. The Nuls won’t know any different unless we give them a reason to,” Nathan whispered, his voice vibrating through her body as he pressed his body against hers.

Perhaps it was to distract her, or to convince the Nul’s they were enjoying an intimate moment, or just because he wanted to, but Nathan was suddenly kissing the sensitive spot just below her ear. She closed her eyes gasping at the incredible sensation, her body tingling from the point of contact all the way to her core. She fisted her hands in his jacket trying to keep her legs from buckling from the weakness he was causing. He didn’t stop there, oh no, he continued in his exploration with those wonderful tingling kisses until he reached her collarbone where he gently nipped and then kissed her again. She whimpered and her legs would have buckled if not for his strong arm around her waist supporting her.

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March BTS eMag

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Sneak Peak Sunday – March 9, 2014

Welcome to the next hop in the Sneak Peek Sunday Blog Hop and my blog site. I am Christine Murphy, paranormal romance author and creator of the Sphinx Warriors Series, The Source (Book 1 of The Wild Clan Sagas), and the Midnight Rider’s Series.

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into the Sphinx Warriors world where two lovers, Jacob and Eleina, can survive
even the cold hands of death.  They will
Join and triumph against all the odds saving themselves, the Sphinx Warriors,
and the very World.

Summary:  Eleina sacrifices herself to save her one true love, Jacob.  When she vanishes, he is left a broken man.  In a twist of fate she is returned to him, but is far from being whole and may still perish.  Jacob will do anything to save her even if it costs him his own life.  United they will triumph against death.

Please enjoy the following sneak peaks of the next upcoming novel to be released in April in The Sphinx Warriors Series – Sphinx United.

Excerpt:

He waited holding his breath and looked at her beautiful features.  She was still pale, but already he could see improvement.  Her waist length white blond hair was loose and draped around her shoulders sparkling with shine once again.  Light baby blue eyes looked up at him in wonder like she had discovered something incredible.  He had always gotten lost in the depths of her gorgeous sparkling eyes just as he was being drawn in now.  And then his wait was over.  Her fingertips made contact and he was in pure heaven.  Everything for him clicked into place, his entire body singing its joy and need for her.  His inner Sphinx purred in pure contentment.  He just had to hold himself back just a little longer while she explored.

Eleina leaned in closer to him.  She closed her eyes and inhaled deeply.  Jacob didn’t move an inch.  Just the look of pleasure on her face was enough to drive him beyond temptation.  She opened her eyes and seemed mesmerized.  She was so close he could feel her gentle breaths across his lips.  A weak thought whispered across their link.  Kiss him?

Well, what an interesting idea Jacob mused.  Her look grew hotter and he felt like he was being caressed by her glance alone.  He was on fire and the trail her fingers blazed made the heat sink further under his skin.  Her fingertips seemed to have a mind of their own as she trailed them down his cheek and then over to his full lips.  Her touch was so soft and delicate across his lips.  He wanted to reach out with his tongue and lick them but he refrained.  Who knew what she would do in her heightened state of awareness.

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I hope you enjoyed the sneak peak into SPHINX UNITED the upcoming second novel of The Sphinx Warriors Series – there will be more!!

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