Book Four, a companion novella in The Child of the Erinyes series.
A tale of superstition, zealotry, vengeance, and love as a goddess brings her ancient triad together again on the windswept isle of Barra, in Scotland's Outer Hebrides.
In the late 1830s, the Chief of Clan MacNeil is forced to sell his ancestral island to John Gordon of Cluny, a mainlander. No one knows what to expect. Will life get better or worse? Will John Gordon take care of his tenants or evict them, like so many other landowners are doing?
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Lilith Kelso is derided as Barra's irreverent, peculiar changeling. She doesn't care. She has no use for anyone but the orphan, Daniel Carson. Everyone expects them to marry someday.
But then John Gordon buys the island. He sends his steward to collect rents and squeeze out profits.The steward doesn't come alone. He brings his son, and nothing will ever be the same.