Once, Nyssa's kind were feared, even worshipped. Now the Mormo barely exist on the fringes of memory. Until a voice blazes across her mind like a bright silver thread. Curious, she traces it across an ocean to discover how a mere human invokes a goddess.
She finds a man with something elusive shielded within his bright, sunny aura...and a touch that sends a shock of awareness through her body.
The Greek version of the boogeyman temporarily entertained Stavros Leandros' folktale-obsessed young daughter. But when a beautiful, mysterious woman shows up at his law office—and saves him from a savage, whip-wielding creature that's definitely not a cosplayer—he realizes his mother's old bedtime story was no myth.
Deep in Stavros' bloodline lies a forbidden connection to the ancient gods, and a wellspring of untapped power. That nearly forgotten story was like a homing beacon, and now an unstoppable goddess is hunting him down. And if she can't get her whip around him, she will lash out at those he loves the most…