The Heart of Everything
(originally published as Taillefers)
By Jaden Sinclair
The breeze blew right in her face, carrying with it a scent of freshness, she felt lightheaded. Another wave of dizziness, almost a drugged sensation hit her, mixed with a strange impression of tiny fingers touching her body. The pounding need grew stronger inside her, pooling between her legs, frightening and thrilling her. She wanted to stay and run at the same time. The stranger still staring didn’t help. No, he moved toward her. Son of a bitch! She could almost feel his body heat. Panicked, Zhora turned away as he moved toward her. She pushed her way out of the crowd in an overwhelming urge to get away from the things going on in her body she didn’t understand. She didn’t get far. He caught her, the one staring at her. Grabbed by the arm, she swung around, and lips covered hers. She was kissed and kissed deep. The impulse to run disappeared. She had no control over her body, couldn’t stop her arms from going up around his neck, or stop her eyes from closing. Zhora didn’t mind either. She enjoyed the kiss, even kissed him back. Boy, did he have a skill with his mouth. His lips moved over hers. His tongue teased her lips until she opened for his tongue to slip inside. God, he tasted good. Too fucking good. He tasted of fresh air after a big storm. Zhora wanted to crawl into him, to get closer to enjoy his touch more than mere kissing satisfied. He walked her backward, and she went willingly. The feelings, the emotions hitting her, too overpowering to fight had she wanted to. Zhora had to have more, needed more, craved more She touched his chest, skimming both hands up and down smooth muscles. Up to his shoulders, she pushed the shirt off, not understanding why she had the compulsive need to. Never this way, she wasn’t the kind of girl to kiss a stranger, to strip him, or make out, yet she was doing all of those things. The urge to feel his skin against hers drove her crazy, while the outside world melted away in a haze until only the two of them existed. Something wasn’t right, one part of her mind told her at the same time that everything felt damn right. This wasn’t her, yet she didn’t stop. She wanted his hands on her, his mouth on her body, and he seemed to need her as badly as she needed him. The voice telling her it was wrong grew weaker.
What inspired you to write The Guardians?
I had seem vampire books, read many and just wanted to try my hand at my own kind. So I thought it out, sat down and just wrote it up.
What inspired you to become a writer?
Since I was 13 I just knew this is what I wanted to do and I started reading all kind of books to see where I might fit . Strangely enough, none of the books fit me, but it didn’t stop me either.
Were you scared when you first published?
What do you do on your down time?
If I get any downtime, I do like to read myself.
What do you do to relax?
I like to knit.
What do you love most about being a writer/author?
Make worlds up.
What do you hate most about being a writer/author?
When you get stuck in a story, how do you get through it?
I tend to always work on more than one book at a time.. so if I get stuck I tend to stop and just move to the other I’m working on.
Do you listen to music when you write?
Every time. Can you write anywhere? Most of the time, if I take my computer with me
What was the worst advice you were given in the beginning of your writing career?
I was told in high school by a teacher I took a creative writing class from, that I would never be a writer. My ideas were too much out there and strange, so that I should think about doing something else. She also failed me in the class. About a year or two after I was first published I seen her and made a point of going up and telling her that I kept at it with my strange ideas, got published, and readers enjoy it.
What was the best advice you were given in the beginning of your writing career?
If you want it bad enough, keep learning, keep writing, and follow that dream no matter what others might tell you about your ideas.
Jaden Sinclair lives in a small town in Kansas with her husband of eighteen years, two boys and a few pets that keep her hopping. Between sports and the animals it’s a wonder at times how she is able to keep the flow of her writing going. But she does. She has many series in the works and out for your enjoyment, and most known for the Shifter series. Between werewolves, vampires, scifi, new worlds or simple romances, one never really knows what will come out next. So to keep up with what she doing, visit her website: www.jadensinclair.com or just simply email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. She’ll love to hear from you.