War tore them apart. Betrayal could bring them together
. . .
Layla Brightarrows world fell apart the day the
Sorcerers invaded her city, intent on using her fellow
humans pain to augment their spells. Worse, the
neighboring elven kingdom declared neutrality, effectively
abandoning her people to struggle for survival.
Then some of the elves break neutrality to trade with
the Sorcerers, and Layla is ordered to assassinate Althir,
brother of the elf lord she has secretly loved all her
When Ulric of Glengowyn uncovers his brothers plotand
that Layla is one of the assassins sent to stop himhis
first instinct is to protect her from all possible harm.
Hell even use seduction, if necessary, to get her
into a position to talk some sense into her.
Years of pent-up desire is too much for Layla to resist
one touch unleashes an unquenchable fire that changes
everything. Leaving Layla caught between duty and a love
that could be her destruction. Or her salvation.