About the Author
Born and raised in Colorado, Samantha MacLeod has lived in every time zone in the US, and London. She has a bachelor’s degree from Colby College and an M.A. from the University of Chicago; yes, the U. of C. really is where fun comes to die.
Samantha lives with her husband and two small children in the woods of southern Maine. When she’s not shoveling snow or writing steamy sex scenes, Samantha can be found teaching college composition and philosophy to undergraduates who have no idea she leads a double life as an erotica author.
The Trickster's Lover
By Samantha McLeod
Studying ancient Norse mythology is supposed to be hard, but no one warned Caroline it would be life or death.
Caroline Capello's carefully planned life turns upside-down when Loki, the enigmatic and irresistibly sexy Norse god, appears in her apartment, cuts her clothes off, and rocks her studious world all night long. The next morning, she's convinced she imagined it all, a result of working too hard and getting too little sleep--until she sees her clothes on the floor, cut down the middle.
As Loki's unpredictable visits grow more intense and Caroline is pulled into a dangerous world of gods and magic, she turns to the ancient myths she studies for guidance. But is Loki as cruel and capricious as the stories suggest? Will he start Ragnarök, the apocalyptic final battle destined to destroy the gods and end the Nine Realms?
And does she dare trust him with her heart?
When Loki's appearances stop and Caroline's other-worldly dreams hint at a dark future, concern for her lover leads her to Val-Hall, the ancient home of Óðinn's army, where she must put everything she has learned to the test. If she fails, there's far more than Loki's life at stake.
The end of the world is on the horizon, and only a graduate student with a crush on a god can prevent it.