This week The Big Jewel is proud to bring you a simmering sample of the most popular genre in publishing today: the romance novel. Of course, in the clammy but capable hands of Ernst Albrecht, there is romance to be found even in the predator-prey relationship: Forbidden Fruit By Ernst Albrecht A frigid, frustrated wind blew with bitter petulance against every orifice of the unbreachable stone tower. The tower was but the uppermost appendage of architecture spread out over many acres and certainly over many unmarked graves, where restless bones quivered in the worm-riddled clay. Behind a small stained-glass window on the third floor flickered the light of a single candle, a candle lit by the delicate hands of a maiden yet unknown to the world, yet unchosen, yet unplucked in the perfumed gardens of desire. She sat near her canopied bed crocheting a new bodice to fit her young, vibrant body. Her name was Beaujolais, which was but a synonym for desire itself.... For the full article please visit http://www.thebigjewel.com/forbiddenfruit To subscribe or unsubscribe from this email list please email list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx with your request.