The day Cenda lost her beautiful daughter she unknowingly
received the gift of flame from the Lady herself.
Unfortunately, she's unable to control the fire burning
within her. While teaching her the craft, Purist Matthaeus
is doing all he can to keep Cenda from being a danger to
anyone. One evening, Cenda's friend Krysanthe persuades her
to attend a performance of the new troupe performing at the
local theater. At the first note of the harp, Cenda
connects emotionally with the hypnotic and sensual musician
who instantly takes her breath away.
The Technomage Primus of Sybaris decides to commission
Grayson of Concordia to kidnap a woman who they believe has
great potential to assist in warfare. Her ability to
control the element of fire must be tested and reproduced
for maximum destruction. In return for her capture, Grayson
will receive what is needed to rid him of his long-time
shadow and nemesis Shad. Luring his prey to the local
theater is very simple, as is seducing her, but actually
spending time with Cenda creates obstacles Grayson is
unsure he can avoid, especially if she begins to accept him
for who he really is.
Denise Rossetti creates an erotic, mystical,
futuristic world full of excitement and intrigue, promising
even more adventure in the next book in this thrilling
series. This is a great read!
A sizzling new fantasy series from a hot new
Some are drawn to the light. Some are
drawn to the dark. Some desire both…
Concordia, known on countless worlds as the Duke of Ombra,
is a mercenary, a sorcerer of shadows—a man whose soul is
consumed by darkness. For Gray, the bleak savagery in his
heart is manifest in an entity he calls Shad. He has long
resisted Shad’s enticements, but when he is hired to
kidnap a fire witch, he seizes the chance to restore his
soul—no matter the cost.
Cenda’s heart is ash.
Since the death of her precious baby daughter, life has
lost all meaning for the fire witch. Slowly, she has
worked to master her powers and go on living. But when she
encounters Gray, her will is no match for her desire. But
her love may not survive the terrible discovery of Gray’s