The Flame begins with Koranen of Nightfall alone. He and
his seven brothers are part of a Curse of Eight Prophecy.
is a fire mage, and the one time he tried to love a woman,
he left burn handprints on her body. Now he is alone,
until he can find a woman that is water to his heat. So
when an underwater world needs to discover how Nightfall
gets is water cleansed from seawater, three aquamancers come to
study the water system to aid Nightfall in the repairs and
bring the technology to their own world, Koranen is excited
to finally meet someone who just might be the one woman
for him. Danau is an aquamancer who has given up on
finding a mate and has become the butt of jokes in her
world. She is very good at her job to compensate for being
alone, so she and Koranen begin to work together to repair
the water system of Nightfall.
THE FLAME is intriguing
and a great read. The characters have depth and the
brothers each have a genuine caring for each other and for
their world. Koranen is engaging is his bumbling efforts
to discover if one of the women are to be his destiny, and
the story is enhanced by a mystery murderer unleashed in
the city. I will be looking for more books from Jean
Eight brothers, born in four sets of twins, two years
apart to the dayâ€”they fulfill the Curse of Eight Prophecy.
Though no longer trapped in exile, their growing family
faces new problems. Now that itâ€™s his turn to look for a
bride, Koranen, the seventh-born brother, cursed with a
flame that courses beneath his flesh, must find a woman
able to endure the literal heat of his passion. Then Danau
the Aquamancer arrives, and as everyone knows, fire and
water create steam.