Title: Final Stand
Author: Rose Garcia
Series: The Transhuman Chronicles #2
Dominique is still alive after killing Tavion, the Tainted who’s hunted her for lifetimes. Yet her protectors still fear for her life. They force her to flee Houston and abandon the friends she loves. But they can’t protect her from herself. When Dominique starts hearing Tavion’s voice in her head, she realizes that her personal connection to the Tainted still exists. And when her car is ambushed, she discovers another frightening truth—someone close to her is a traitor.
Desperate for answers, Dominique seeks the aid of first lifers Trent and Infiniti. With their help, she hopes to find her new enemy. But things get complicated with Trent when she finally accepts her eternal love for Farrell, and even more complicated when the whispers in her head threaten her loved ones. Determined to live, Dominique decides to make a final stand against the forces that want to end her. For good.
locked. Like magnets, our bodies leaned in. Even though I had felt a connection
with Trent back in Houston, my mind always took me back to Farrell. But I kept
resisting him because he represented a part of me I didn’t know, a part of me
that didn’t exist anymore.
trembled. Even though I wanted to be with him, I wasn’t sure if I could trust
my emotions. “Farrell, I don’t know if the feelings I have for you are really
mine. Or if they’re glimpses of another version of me.”
the side of my face with his warm fingertips. “It’s you, Dominique. Here. Now.
And nobody else. I promise.”
coursed through my veins, and I knew, without a doubt, he was right. I wanted
him. I needed him. In this life. Right now. And I was tired of fighting it.
“Farrell,” I whispered.
his face within inches of mine and stared deep into my eyes before brushing his
warm, soft lips against my mouth. Tingles erupted all over my skin. Warmth
spread throughout my cold body. He wrapped his strong arms around me and
brought me closer. Our kiss was slow and deep. His breath and taste drew me in,
and I wished I could melt into him.
his mouth down to my neck, sprinkling kisses all over me. “I’ve waited so long
for this,” he whispered.
through his thick hair and moaned. “Oh, Farrell.”
crunched in the distance, killing the moment. We separated fast, pretending
like nothing had happened even though everything had happened.
and he was mine.
Rose Garcia is a lawyer turned writer who’s always been fascinated by science fiction and fantasy. From a very young age, she often had her nose buried in books about other-worlds, fantastical creatures, and life and death situations. More recently she’s been intrigued by a blend of science fiction and reality, and the idea that some supernatural events are, indeed, very real. Fueled by her imagination, she created The Transhuman Chronicles–a series of books about people who have overcome human limitations.Rose lives in Houston with her husband and two kids. You can visit Rose at www.rosegarciabooks.com