A Bedtime Story (Beauty Meets the Beast)
(Fairy Tales From the Underworld, Part I)
by L.C. Moon
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Pub Date 31 Oct 2023 | Archive Date 30 Apr 2024
This is not a romance, but it is a love story.
In A Bedtime Story, L.C. Moon invites readers into a somber fairy tale, where the beasts and monsters inhabit its protagonists, whispering over their shoulders. This is not a romance, but a raw and psychologically driven erotic tale, exploring themes of trauma and identity through the twisted love story of two profoundly broken souls.
Laura Spencer was a child of the moon, resilient yet delicate, using fantasies to escape her harsh reality. Kayne Malkin was a child of the underworld, molded into becoming a formidable predator and ruthless member of the Russian Mafia. Their paths, never meant to cross, fatefully intersect in a dangerous dance seeped in underworld intrigue.
In this unrelenting tale delving into the ugly and untamed sides of love and humanity, Beauty meets the Beast, forever changing the course of their lives.
Part of the "Fairy Tales From the Underworld" series, this first installment serves as a lyrical introspection on the cycle of abuse and how monsters are created through the lens of dark erotica, prompting readers to confront their own darkness.
Original instrumental soundtrack by Lana Chacra available on all streaming services.
Trigger warnings: dubious consent, mentions of self-harm, suicide, and murder. Please heed this warning: A Bedtime Story is NOT a romance. If you are seeking escapism through a dark romance whose characters are easily redeemed and that adheres to conventional tropes, this book will not meet your expectations. Also, it's worth noting that Part I concludes with a cliffhanger.
"It enthrаlled mе with its cаptivаting аnd turbulent рlot from the stаrt. It still lingеrs in my mind….. "
"This is dark and twisted. It’s a mind-bender... And, it was really good!! ... L.C. Moon has a gift. There are passages of phenomenal writing within these pages."
"A fallen angels' hell on earth… raw, honest and painfully eye-opening. I found myself craving every interaction between the Kayne and Laura…"
"This was a heartbreaking and twisted story that I couldn't put down."
"I DON’T HAVE ENOUGH ANSWERS. I NEED MORE. PLEASE if you love retelling, beasts, and Dark romance give this book a chance!"
"I was pulled in by this dark toxic romance and had to know what lurked on the very next page. Get ready for turmoil, tears, frustration, and an ache between your legs. This spicy dark romance will rock your world and break your heart in the process…"
"This is one of those books that leave you going OMG…. I could not put this book down..."