Cuckoo's Nest by Nina Kiriki Hoffman. Narrated by J.S. Arquin. Featuring an afterword written by Nina Kiriki Hoffman. #fantasy #urbanfantasy
She reached out and gripped his chin in her too-hard grasp. He tried to draw back, but she was too strong. She stared at his mouth, leaned closer, suddenly pulled his head down and pressed her lips to his. Before he could react, her tongue was in his mouth. She tasted like lemon, like rosemary, like something wild. She bit his lower lip, sucked on the wound until he had vampire fears. There was nothing arousing about her actions; all of him was damped down with fear.
Over the past thirty-odd years, Nina Kiriki Hoffman has sold adult and young adult novels and more than 350 short stories. Her works have been finalists for many major awards, and she has won Stoker and Nebula Awards.
Nina's novels have been published by Avon, Atheneum, Ace, Pocket, Scholastic, Tachyon, and Viking. Her short stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies.
Nina does production work for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and teaches writing. She lives in Eugene, Oregon.
For a list of Nina's publications: http://ofearna.us/books/hoffman.html.
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