Smoke, Head of Security at Gemstone Burlesque, is an alpha male who knows his job and doesn’t let anyone tell him what to do.Jewel, the stunning emcee at the club, is a perfectionist who likes things done correctly and punctually.The tension and exchanging of barbs between these two has everyone in the club taking bets on how long they can deny their attraction.Everyone knows there’s a thin line between love and hate.Smoke and Jewel are the stars of this show but can they survive the fireworks with their hearts intact?!***Gemstone Burlesque is a fourteen part, erotic romance serial. There will be fourteen different short stories. All are standalones. All stories will be between 7500-9500 words. THIS IS NOT EROTICA.