To live in the light, they hunt in the dark…
The power of Helena’s magic has made her a target for the Coven. She wanted no part in the war of the witches, but it’s out of her hands now. She has to make a stand – and she does that by helping the Hunters and their allies against their common enemy. And now, the witch who ripped Helena’s future apart is coming. Sybbyl’s vengeance is swift and terrible, pitting the two against each other. But Helena doesn’t have to fight the Coven alone. A seductive warlock offers his aid. Helena is hesitant to give her trust to him – because it’s more than her life on the line. It’s her heart as well.
As the most feared and respected warrior of the Varroki, Jarin is used to being on his own. But with the Coven’s quest to find the bones of the First Witch escalating, he finds it increasingly difficult to retain his solitary existence. When Jarin encounters Helena, he is helpless to resist her. She’s everything he didn’t know he wanted and so much more, and with her help, he’s convinced that maybe his people can finally defeat their foe. But there’s so much more at play than they know—ties in blood and sacrifice—and the loss that’s sure to follow may be greater than any of them can bear.
Grant's third historical paranormal romance (after Everwylde) takes readers on a high-intensity quest through the medieval British Isles, where witches, warlocks, and hunters fight to keep an evil coven from acquiring ultimate power. Helena is on the run from a coven that kills any witches who refuse to join them. After escaping twice, she's sure she won't be so lucky again. While she's hiding, freezing in a cave, Jarin, a warlock warrior, finds her. Helping her warm up, he realizes he wants to join her fight against the coven, particularly Sybbyl, who has a bone from the First Witch and has used its power to become the coven's leader. Helena is just discovering her own power and may be the only one who can defeat Sybbyl. A scene of attempted rape feels out of place in the narrative, but readers will still enjoy the exciting battles, fast-growing romance, and intriguing characters both good and evil.