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Djinn and Tonic
By Stephanie Cage

Publisher: The Wild Rose Press
Cover Artist: Kim Mendoza
Theme(s): Fairy Tale/Myths
SubGenre(s): Contemporary, Paranormal, Fantasy
Imprint: Fantasy
Length: Miniature
Rating: Sensual (PG-PG13)
Keywords: angel, beach, fae, fantasy, Sensual contemporary romance, paranormal, England
Page Count: 86
Word Count: 20310
Price: $2.99

As fashion photographer Sally Purdew sets up her studio for a special shoot, she wishes for the perfect male model, and he appears. Sal just wants to win at the Alternative Fashion Awards, but her model, Ashtad, is a djinn with the power to grant her wishes and turn her into anything she wants to be. From the pretty English town of Whitby to a tropical beach, Ash whisks Sal away on a magical trip neither of them can forget. When Sal finds herself falling for Ash, she has to decide: do they have a future together, or will his magic always come between them?

Stephanie Cage is a British romance author, published by The Wild Rose Press and Crimson Romance.  She was educated at Oxford University and Bath Spa, and now lives with her husband in Yorkshire.  She is a member of the Romantic Novelists' Association, and a former winner of the Woman's Own short story competition.  When she is not writing, she also enjoys dance and musical theatre.  

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Sal let out a gentle whistle. Her hands twitched around the shiny new digital SLR camera she had on loan from her friend Simon, who owned the camera shop. Normally this was the only sort of equipment she’d be caught drooling over, but she had a feeling the guy who’d just walked through the door would have the same effect on her.

He had straight dark hair that swung past his shoulders, and piercing eyes that shimmered somewhere between blue and violet. His deep damson-colored lips were so sharply outlined against his pale skin that she’d have sworn the make-up artist had already got to work on him. That alone would have been enough to set an alternative fashion photographer’s fingers twitching on the shutter button, but then there was the leather. Sal had always been a sucker for Goths, and she saw a lot of them around town as well as in the course of her work, but this model was something else. Lean legs encased in smooth black gleamed under the lights, and the tight trousers gave her a good idea what else there was worth drooling over.

You don’t fall for models, she scolded herself.

The midnight eyes turned in her direction and a warm glow spread across her cheeks.

“I am Ashtad Parisa, and I never walk away from a challenge.” His voice was accented, but clear and beautiful. He strolled toward Sal and offered her his hand.

Great. A weird, gorgeous foreign guy who could read minds. That was all she needed.


  1. Thanks for helping me spread the word about Djinn and Tonic, Iris. It was a pleasure to host you on my blog the other day too :-)

    1. My pleasure. I can't wait to read it!