By Lawrence Watt-Evans

Ethshar? a few readers already realize the identify, but when you aren't considered one of them, maybe a quick clarification is so as. "Ethshar" is the invented global that has been the surroundings for nearly a dozen novels from the pen of Lawrence Watt-Evans. Its population don't name it that; they name it "the World." For readers, even though, that's no longer particular sufficient. The dominant kingdom at the global is the Hegemony of the 3 Ethshars, whereas the most important, richest urban, the place many of the tales are set, is Ethshar of the Spices, so "Ethshar" is shut sufficient. The identify itself comes from phrases that means "safe harbor." You don't have to have learn any of the novels to benefit from the tales herein; every one should still stand by myself. And if you've learn the novels, you'll take pleasure in this go back to the realm of Ethshar with eleven stories...

This is the 1st time they've got all been accrued in a single ebook!

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She braced her hands against his shoulders and pushed, trying to get the leverage to increase the force of his thrusts. He growled a warning and pushed her hard against the tree. She snarled in his ear, but before she could bite, he shifted. His hands snaked down between them and spread her thighs even wider. He hooked his elbows behind her knees and pressed her legs up and back, and she felt his next thrust in the back of her throat. God, he felt incredible inside her. Hot and thick and hard and so perfect her head spun with it.

When she’d been a child, all the way up through her teenaged years, Honor had longed to please her demanding father. She’d done everything she could to get his attention. She’d tried being the obedient daughter, but he barely noticed. Then she’d tried being the top student in her classes, but that failed as well. Nothing had made any impact on Ethan Tate, not when she excelled and not when she rebelled. Nothing had seemed to make any difference to him until she’d begun to move up in the pack. Her first challenge had been more of a lark than anything intentional.

But before she could get the words out, he’d been gone, leaving her with a mass of problems and no conceivable way out of them. Lucky her. When she’d been a child, all the way up through her teenaged years, Honor had longed to please her demanding father. She’d done everything she could to get his attention. She’d tried being the obedient daughter, but he barely noticed. Then she’d tried being the top student in her classes, but that failed as well. Nothing had made any impact on Ethan Tate, not when she excelled and not when she rebelled.

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