Release Blitz: Sparrow & Hawke by Nina Lane

Sparrow & Hawke
(Birdsong #1)
by Nina Lane
Release Date: February 22, 2022

About Sparrow & Hawke
Darius
My attraction to her is wrong. I’m like the serpent in the Garden of Eden targeting Eve. Corrupting her.

I understand the serpent, though. When you’ve seen the worst of humanity, taken the brunt of evil, you crave purity and goodness. You want compassion and courage, even when it comes in a girl far too young and innocent for the likes of you.

Nell
He says I’m too young and he’s too experienced.

He thinks I’m pure and he’s ruined.

He swears I don’t know enough and he knows too much.

He walks away because I’m fragile and he’s broken.

I want him, even though he can’t want me...

But he does.


New York Times bestselling author Nina Lane returns with the Birdsong trilogy, a provocative romance between two people whose forbidden love will set their lives—and the world—on fire.




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An Excerpt from Sparrow & Hawke
He sets a cup down with such force that coffee sloshes over the rim. His hair is a sweaty mess, and dried blood tracks down his jaw from the gash on his forehead.

“Darius, your—”

“Drink this.” He jabs a finger at the cup.

“I don’t want it.”

“I don’t care.” He flattens his hands on the counter and glares at me. His arms are roped with strong, corded muscles, his shoulders bunched. “This is what’s going to happen. You stay here. You don’t leave. You lock the doors and don’t even step outside. I’m going back to—”

“You’re going back? No way.”

His mouth tightens. “You are not calling the shots.”

“Obviously I should be, if you think I’ll let you go back into that hellhole. And stop treating me like a child.”

“You are a child!”

“I am not, and you know it.” A flame bursts to life deep inside me—a combination of rage and frustration that has nowhere to go. “Is that why you’re fighting? Because you can’t stand whatever is happening between us?”

His expression hardens to stone. “Nothing is happening between us.”

The force of his statement knifes into me.

No. Of all the people in the world, Darius Hawke will not be the one to link me with the word nothing.

“That’s a lie.” I fist my hands, my fingernails digging into my palms. “I saw those pictures you took of me. I see the way you look at me. I’d never show anyone else my scars, and you wouldn’t either, not like that. You’re not trying to escape nothing. You’ve been avoiding me because you know we’re the same and because you want me.”

The words come out like arrows, sharp and directed. Only in this instant do I realize the truth. I’m desirable. Coveted.

What I have, who I am, this man wants.




About Nina Lane

Born and raised in California, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Nina Lane now lives in Wisconsin where the winters are freezing and the cheese is exceptional. Mom to two teens and a neurotic dog, half of her life consists of laundry, Girl Scouts, horses, and football, while the other half is filled with hot, swoony alpha heroes and the women who bring them to their knees.

Nina is a fan of popcorn, print magazines, working out, and checking the weather daily with her meteorologist husband. She holds a PhD in Art History and an MA in Library and Information Studies, but considers writing epics emotional romances her one true calling in life. Thus, she is grateful and ecstatic to be able to bring the stories in her head to life for all her amazing fans.

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