DESIRE & PREJUDICE
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In an instant, Adam's life has crumbled.
The trauma keeps him awake at night, the pressure squeezing against his lungs, his soul.
His life continues on a downward spiral until he's entirely broken.
And he doesn’t know how he’ll ever be whole again.
Until he meets Jasmine.
He finds her while working as an official for the DGSE—France’s external intelligence agency—in Beirut, Lebanon. Their hearts are jolted back to life at the sight of one another, but their erotic affair is a dangerous one.
Jasmine is a woman he cannot have and was never meant to be with.
Her beauty captivates him; her love overwhelms him.
Though Jasmine suffers from her own trauma and feels constricted within the confines of her societal role, she too finds temporary healing and freedom in her wild but secret romance with Adam.
But for how long can they keep their dangerous love a secret?
Desire & Prejudice is a sexy love story with a spy thriller twist by one of the most exciting new authors of 2014. Through the story of Adam and Jasmine, first-time author Jean-Louis McMillan uses the classic tale to explore the modern art of lovemaking and the power of redemption.
Does love have the power to overcome prejudice?
Can it heal a wounded soul?
***Author’s Note: This is a contemporary love story with sexual content and strong language. Recommended reading age: 18+
own conversations. Jasmine turns toward him, both to ease his deepening caresses and to strike up a conversation. She smiles shyly. “So what exactly is your position in the office?” Adam can tell she’s trying her hardest to keep the pleasure she feels out of her voice; the result is a breathy tone which turns him on even more. He manages a small, knowing grin, and says, jokingly, “I’d tell you, but then I’d have to kill you.” He holds his glass of wine and sips it slowly, deepening his
breath as she smiles, then buries her face into the nape of his neck. They make their way to the top together, twisted up in each other’s arms. Jasmine doesn’t unglue herself from Adam; she knows this city like the back of her hand, and she doesn’t need to see it more. All she needs, now, is Adam. There aren’t many people there as they climb the tower. The sky turns an inky blue-black color, never quite dark enough to see the stars, as the sun sinks below the city. From the top of the tower,
email in as timely a manner as possible, two lovers reduced to mere bodies, in virtual heaven once again. From: Jasmine To: Adam Subject: Re: Another Dream Oh Adam, you always disarm me so completely. And I see our evening at the libertine club has left an impression on you! Do you know how much of a narrative gift you have? After reading your so delicate and sexy, instigative imagination, my panties are always left soaking wet… You know how to arouse me in ways that no other
hands Jasmine a cream-colored shawl. “Do you remember?” he asks simply. “You know what you have to do.” Jasmine smiles, thinking of the first night when she drove him back to her house. “Yes,” she says, then she hides her eyes obediently behind the shawl. It is only until they arrive at a small restaurant in the picturesque area of La Bute Aux Caille, a place owned by a Moroccan friend of Adam’s, and sit down at a table before Adam removes the shawl from her eyes. Jasmine had imagined he’d
her face. She looks flirtatiously at Adam. What is he thinking? she wonders for a moment, and then her smile widens. Jasmine knows exactly what he is thinking. But Adam’s response is an unusual one. Instead of crawling up toward her and kissing her, as she imagined he would, moving his lips from her mouth to her jaw to her breasts, Adam simply leans back on his elbows and smiles, shaking his head. His legs stick straight out in front of him. “You’ve changed,” he says. Jasmine’s eyebrows