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Heart of Stone [in progress]

Heart of Stone [in progress]

6.6K Reads 496 Votes 13 Part Story
London Setterby By elsetterby Updated Dec 18, 2016

*** On hold while I edit a different novel, I'm sorry! Will be updated again soon ***

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Marble sculptor Cherry Bouvier prefers exact measurements and solid stone to flights of fancy and colorful paints. She's practical, or, as she's the first to admit, as practical as any artist can be. Then, on a very strange day in April, one of Cherry's commissions -- a sexy male nude -- comes to life. Gabriel speaks perfect English (and French), is irresistible to all animals (even Cherry's possessed cat, Genghis Khan), and has an inexplicable tendre for Cherry. 
  
  Cherry has no idea what to do with him. Though he looks and talks like a man in his twenties, he doesn't know anything about the world. She can't let him go off on his own to get hurt or swindled, but as long as he's sleeping on her couch, her life is chaos. And now Cherry -- a freelance artist who lives from one sale to the next -- no longer has a statue for her wealthiest, most formidable client. How can she make art if her artwork comes alive?
  
  Still, Gabe has a charm all his own, unlike anyone else Cherry has ever met. He's worrying, occasionally maddening, and, ultimately, completely enchanting. The greatest risk may not be to Cherry's orderly life or her delicate finances but to her oh-so-practical heart.

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N O T E :  This is a work in progress. I reserve the right to change or delete any of it at any time. Thank you for understanding! xo

Healmeforever Healmeforever Aug 28, 2016
Can't wait for this story to kick start!😍 seems wonderful already
The_Night_Writer The_Night_Writer Sep 04, 2016
Love the chapter.  A mixture of comic and surreal craziness. Waiting eagerly for next chapter
Concho10 Concho10 Oct 30, 2016
Omg love it already I can't believe your book is going to make me stay up all night again because once i start I can't stop lol why are your books so addicting? they are good for my sleep patterns lol
LOVE THE NAMES YOU KEEP FOR YOU CHARACTERS. Thus far, my favorite name out of your books has been Rhys.
This imagery is so well written. It's so true, most sculptures lose their hands first, then breasts (if female, then the nose - or in worst cases, the entire head!
nina_teretsus nina_teretsus Sep 04, 2016
this was hilarious and gorgeous at the same time. Loved it ♡