A woman finds herself in need of protection and seduced by honor in this Novel of the Elder Races from New York Times bestselling author Thea Harrison. On the run from her former employer, Tess knows that she's vulnerable on her own amongst the Elder Races. That's why she decides to audition to become the human attendant of a powerful Vampyre of the Nightkind demesne. But while her position affords her the safety she seeks, her protector turns out to be more than she bargained for. The right-hand man of the Nightkind King, Xavier del Torro is both terrifying and alluring. While his true nature frightens Tess, she can't ignore the appeal of his innate sense of integrity and self-restraint. Thrown into Xavier's world, Tess must quickly learn to navigate the dangers--both to her life and to her heart. But the biggest threat comes from her own past...
- Paperback | 304 pages
- 104 x 170 x 23mm | 136g
- 02 Sep 2014
- Berkley Books
- New York
Praise for the Novels of the Elder Races "A dark, compelling world. I'm hooked!"--#1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward "Harrison delivers an epic story of myth, mayhem and love that is sure to keep readers satisfied and breathing fire!"--Fresh Fiction "Thea Harrison is a master storyteller."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan
About Thea Harrison
A debut author at the age of nineteen, Thea Harrison had sixteen romances published under another name before she took a break to collect a couple of graduate degrees and a grown child. She's back with the Novels of the Elder Races, a paranormal romance series. Thea lives in California with her family.