I have waited an eternity to make you mine.
When Ashley and her friend separate while biking through Europe, Ashley ends up without a map. In the middle of a primeval forest, she takes refuge in the ruins of a church. High above her, something waits in the rafters.
Dante was once a mortal man, but now his bodily needs have grown monstrous. He felt her presence for days, knowing his promised bride was near.
He wakes the sleeping woman and bends her to his will with his skillful hands and eager lips. When the dawn comes, will he let her continue on her way? Or will she want to remain the Beloved of the ancient Vampire?
This is a short and steamy paranormal romance with a HEA. It was previously released under a different title. It has been expanded and rewritten.