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Incubus Touch (eBook)
Incubus Touch eBook Cover,
written by Siryn Sueng
|Publisher||Deep Desires Press|
|Publication date||May 30, 2017|
Incubus Touch is an eBook written by Siryn Sueng. It is the first work in the Polar Nights series by this author. In this work the character Jakai is an Incubus.
- Title: Incubus Touch
- Author: Siryn Sueng
- Published By: Deep Desires Press
- Length: 91 Pages
- Format: eBook
- ASIN: B071J1KWHJ
- IBSN: 9781370060658
- Publishing Date: May 30, 2017
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Sex under the northern lights has never been so arousing.
Valyn enjoys the snow-covered city of Tromsø, Norway, because of the long nights, and the northern lights that bring more than just color to the skies above. As a siren, the energy that floods the city beneath the strong pulses of the aurora are both needed for magic and sought after for intense pleasure.
During the winter, the urge to be claimed drives many of the mythical populace. It is Valyn’s third winter without a partner, and the overwhelming need for sex is almost too much to bear. Until his search in an underground club leads him to an incubus named Jakai. Finally, after so long, Valyn has found the man to share his life with. Jakai is mysterious, but kind, and the sex is far more erotic than Valyn ever imagined it could be.
But in the deep dark, there are things that crawl through the snow. The fae are far less civilized and out for blood. When Valyn spots a terrifying figure in Jakai’s yard, the peace in Tromsø begins to break apart — and the fae’s presence is just the beginning.
The following review was originally published by Tera on her Blog, A Succubi's Tale on June 27, 2017
Valyn is a siren in search of someone to claim him. Many months of disappointment climax in his being taken by Jakai, an incubus who has been searching as well. The sex is amazing, the connection between them both is what each needs. But out in the dark waits something dark that threatens them both and those that Valyn holds dear.
The work is a supernaturally themed mystery adventure with a bit of sexual tension and exploration added to the mix. It is a M/M themed story, to be clear, but while there are a few short erotic passages in the work, there’s not much time spent in the erotica. There’s far more time spent in telling the story, giving the characters time to develop and the mystery that is approaching them it’s time to take over the work.
Jakai is the incubus of this work, but there’s really not much in the way of a description of him as an incubus. There are flashes of his incubus nature, he is a very dominant character, and there are some surprising aspects to his powers and abilities which make him a bit different than most incubi are. That said, there are two aspects to him which appear and then aren’t explained or delved into very much, if at all. It’s a bit off the cuff, or more accurately, the time isn’t spent in explaining the details of something that’s a means for a plot point and action to happen.
Setting that aside, how the main characters, Jakai and Valyn meet, how their relationship develops worked really well I thought. Similarly there’s a good expression of how others around them see Jakai and how he sees them. It’s interesting because it offers some insight into how the different creatures in this work relate to each other and how they interact.
The story is written well, the characters all have their voices, needs and the story allows each to do so. But while there’s a good deal about Valyn told, there’s next to nothing we learn about Jakai. His past is guarded, which is a shame because he’s interesting as a character. Finding out more about him I think would have added a lot, made the relationship between Jakai and Valyn more than the sex and perhaps ground their stories better. It’s a little thing, as a whole, but there are questions left unanswered.
Four out of five pitchforks.
A really well thought out beginning to a new series and one that I’ll be following going forwards. Jakai makes for an interesting incubus, but there’s a lot of story not told about him and I wish there had been something told about him more than the teasing hints that were given. I like the ensemble of characters and the underlying plots I think will turn into something delicious. There’s a lot of mystery to unfold, relationships to explore.
Hopefully some of the things going on around the edges will be more fleshed out in the next book. I’m not expecting Jakai and Valyn to be in the fore of the following works as much, but even so, some more history about them both, and what happens next, would be good.