The whole world can change in 24 hours. When magic falls on the streets of Philadelphia, a young undercover detective must learn to harness her own budding abilities in order to stop a trafficker from taking girls, then selling them on the black market.
Book 2 of the Xannon Series introduces Macari, First Daughter of the Benata Daemon Court. Daemons have lived thousands of years sequestered on their own plane, separated from humans by the Between, a barrier thought to be impossible to cross. But nothing stops the Corsairie, a storm of Air magic that holds all of history in its grasp. Macari is the only daemon capable of Walking the Wind, a talent she uses every day to witness history unfold. Her latest report stirs old wounds and forgotten fears in the most powerful daemon of all, her mother.
Tarian Xannon fights demons like the rest of us. This time, the demon just happens to be real. When Tarian Xannon is blindsided by a demon-like creature who steals her blood it launches a chain of events that unravels her life. She has no idea who he is or why he attacked, but it becomes increasingly clear that he'll stop at nothing to steal her power, and her life. And somewhere in the shadows, another enemy plans to take advantage of the situation. Tarian works to unravel the plot, while trying to save her family, her life, and her magic. But will her own power be enough? Or are some things Stronger than Magic?
"Give it a listen!"
It's been several months since an attack on Tarian Xannon started a chain of events that resulted in her mother's murder and her current pregnancy. Her body is an unwieldy mass gestating what feels like an alien. And the intense magical power already emanating from her unborn daughter makes Tarian more uneasy than she'd ever admit.
Lark Previn moves to New York City to become an artist and leave the shadows of her past behind. But when a box of magical paints arrive in the mail, they help her connect with a long forgotten ability. Visions that tantalized her as a child awaken a need to create. Her paintings breathe, as though she's captured places that actually exist, even though she knows in her heart that Mystic's Carnival is nothing but childhood fantasy she can't help but hope that somehow she might find a way to go there.