#ThrowbackThursday - Electric Candle (The Sleepless City #2) by Elizabeth Noble [NSFW]


For today's #ThrowbackThursday, we're hopping in a time machine back to August 2020 with book #2 of Elizabeth Noble's The Sleepless City series: Electric Candle.

From the Blurb:

When a vampire finds his soulmate, the bond is forever. It’s love at first sight.

Or is it?

Homicide Detective Jonas Forge has been a vampire for centuries. He’s fought wars, seen life go from the simple colonial days to the modern high-tech world. He’s evolved with the times, adapted to each new era, blended into each new life. The one constant is his best friend, mentor, and lover, Declan. Even though not fated to bond as soulmates, Forge and Declan are happy and settled in their life together.

Until Forge’s real soulmate falls, literally, into his life.

Forge isn’t thrilled with the guy, despite the pheromones attracting them to each other, and the feeling seems mutual. While trying to adjust to his clumsy soulmate and equally awkward feelings, Forge is also on the hunt for a serial-killer witnesses can’t identify who’s leaving a trail of bodies in its wake.

Will the bond Forge is finally forming with his soulmate be destroyed when the hunter becomes the victim?

If you like fated mates who aren’t perfect for each other, a paranormal killer who might not be caught and found families then you’ll love Elizabeth Noble’s Electric Candle.


Forge pulled him into the bedroom, kicking the door shut behind them. Blair was dumped on the bed, but not before he grabbed Forge’s jeans and pulled him down with him. He held one of Forge’s hands and swiped his tongue over the jagged scars on Forge’s wrists.

The instant Blair’s tongue coursed across the pale, white blemishes, flames erupted in his mind’s eye. Forge was bound to something Blair couldn’t make out. Silver bindings twisted around his wrists. Though he was weak, Forge writhed and struggled, his screams eventually turning to low moans. Simon burst through the fire along with the man Blair repeatedly saw with Forge. They ran to Forge. Terror turned to relief at the sight of the stranger.

“Who’s that…?” Blair’s words were cut off by Forge’s tongue in his mouth.

Blair pushed closer, winding his tongue around Forge’s and hooking his arm around Forge’s neck. Forge pushed away long enough to shed his jeans. Blair drank in the sight of him. The long muscles of Forge’s legs moved smoothly under his skin. The tight lines of his abs formed a vee down to the dark hair of his groin. Hair as dark as the stranger’s.

Forge tossed his jeans to the floor and leaned to the side, yanking open a drawer in the nightstand and fumbling inside.

“Condoms?” Blair panted.

Forge stopped and turned to him, with one eyebrow raised. “Afraid you’ll get pregnant?”

“What? No… but you know….”

“No disease. Vampires don’t get that kind of disease, only the mild, irritating sort like allergies. But I can go to a store and get some if you want.”

Blair shook his head frantically, and Forge grinned, holding up a narrow tube. He squirted some of the lube onto his fingers and stretched on the bed beside Blair. Forge used one hand to grasp Blair’s wrists, pulling them over his head. He slipped his other hand across Blair’s balls, pressing on his perineum and rubbing across it until Blair was shaking and gasping desperately for air.

When Forge slid his fingers inside Blair, he arched his back and groaned. Panting and gasping, Blair kicked one leg over Forge’s thigh, dug in his heel, and urged him closer.

“You got handcuffs? Spreader bar?” Blair barely got the words out.

Forge pushed off him, looking down. “God, you’re a kinky little bastard.”


“No.” Forge shook his head once and dropped onto Blair.

The world spun and narrowed down to Blair’s cock. His blood felt like liquid fire and spasms rolled up and down his spine, every bit of him jerking with his release when Forge clamped his arms about Blair’s shoulders and pushed deep into him, hitting Blair’s sweet spot again and again.

Blair barely had a chance to catch his breath and let his heartbeat slow to normal when his cock hardened again. Forge pulled out, rolled Blair over, and surged into him again. He pounded into Blair, matching Blair’s moans with every stroke. Liquid heat shot into Blair a second time and his own orgasm hit within a breath later.

Electric Candle is available on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited.