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Crystal Cierlak

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Crystal Cierlak is an American author born and raised in California. In her two year publication history Crystal has released 10 titles among three original series, including "Zoe Thanatos", a sci-fi romance set in an alternate universe called Terra; "The Romance of Nick and Layla", a 5-part (part 6 coming soon) series about the dysfunctional marriage of a pop star and the woman he married in secret; and "Bidden", a (now) three-part series of novellas about a young woman who puts herself up for auction to the highest bidder for a night of steamy romance, all so she can pay her crippling student loans.

Crystal has several more stories planned for release, including the follow-up to "Zoe Thanatos"; "Heartlines," the 6th book in "The Romance o
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Crystal Cierlak Hi there. Apologies for not seeing your question earlier! I don't have a planned number in mind. I'm currently working on the 4th plus a companion…moreHi there. Apologies for not seeing your question earlier! I don't have a planned number in mind. I'm currently working on the 4th plus a companion series of short stories that feature the other characters from the series. There are three of those planned right now.

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Crystal Cierlak I am currently working on the third installment in The Bidden Series (Candidate Four, Sinful Reunion), and a short story that is a companion piece to…moreI am currently working on the third installment in The Bidden Series (Candidate Four, Sinful Reunion), and a short story that is a companion piece to the series.(less)
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Candidate Four (Bidden, #1)
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Sinful Reunion (Bidden, #2)
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Secret Desires (Bidden, #3)
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Walk Away (The Romance of N...
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“I don’t know what it is that comes over me, but suddenly I’m crossing to his side of the table and sitting down in his lap, arms wrapping around his neck. His lips are soft against mine, and when I part them he tenderly obliges, tasting me delicately. His fingers prod at my back, never going further than the small indent at the base of the spine, and it’s all very lovely and nice.

“I think I could get used to you,” I say, looking down into his beautiful brown eyes, deep like the color of autumn.
(From "Undone, The Romance of Nick and Layla [Part 5"]).”
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“And yet … marriage seems to be the worst thing to happen to me. Though there are days I would argue that that wasn’t true at all, and that the worst thing to happen to me is Nick Hudson. Not that picking one definitive answer would change the outcome. Nothing can change that now. Nothing dead can be brought back to life, literally or otherwise.”
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“And yet … marriage seems to be the worst thing to happen to me. Though there are days I would argue that that wasn’t true at all, and that the worst thing to happen to me is Nick Hudson. Not that picking one definitive answer would change the outcome. Nothing can change that now. Nothing dead can be brought back to life, literally or otherwise.”
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“I don’t know what it is that comes over me, but suddenly I’m crossing to his side of the table and sitting down in his lap, arms wrapping around his neck. His lips are soft against mine, and when I part them he tenderly obliges, tasting me delicately. His fingers prod at my back, never going further than the small indent at the base of the spine, and it’s all very lovely and nice.

“I think I could get used to you,” I say, looking down into his beautiful brown eyes, deep like the color of autumn.
(From "Undone, The Romance of Nick and Layla [Part 5"]).”
Crystal Cierlak

“Books are the mirrors of the soul.”
Virginia Woolf, Between the Acts

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