It seemed only wise that Poppy too should commit such a study in masculine perfection to memory. I had Poppy ask if she could practice her flirting skills on him seeing as he was so clearly well-versed in the art of seduction.Just in case she ever decided to take up sculpting or painting. His chest moved and from what little Poppy could see of his face beneath all that shaggy black hair his colour seemed good. ‘Miss West, meet your host,’ said comedian Mal as he reached down and gave the sleeping giant a nudge. Muttered something about Mal going away and the words he used were not from the Book of Manners. And then I set about bathing the story in unresolved sexual tension.An almost empty scotch bottle lay on its side beside the bed. Poppy and Seb’s story won the Australian Romance Readers Association’s award for Favourite Short Category Romance for 2012. All single mother Billie Temple wants is to trade her hectic Sydney lifestyle for simple country living and a place to call home. Doubtless that would’ve been her older brother’s solution too.
Timidity was not an absolute measurement but a relative one. Second youngest of the four West siblings, Poppy had never measured up to any of her nearest and dearest when it came to confidence and the conquering of fear. Didn't mean she wasn't perfectly functionaljust that she preferred book-reading to skydiving and murmured agreement to heated argument. As if her admittedly small circle of friends wasn't enough. A careful man who took precautionsnothing less would do.
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In preparation for the sequel WALKING GODS in just a few weeks, we’re really excited to be reading an excerpt from where it all started: SLEEPING GIANTS by Sylvain Neuvel!
A page-turning debut in the tradition of Michael Crichton, World War Z, and The Martian, Sleeping Giants is a thriller fueled by an earthshaking mystery—and a fight to control a gargantuan power.