This standalone fantasy romance about a human woman and a dryad elf will have you turning pages all night long.
A woman hiding a terrifying secret. A dryad prince fighting the beast inside him. A forbidden love that will lead to bloodshed.
Isa longs to escape her abusive employers and see the world, but on a ship, it feels impossible. When a storm wrecks the ship and throws her onto a seemingly deserted island, for the first time, she is more than arm’s length from her oppressors. Maybe now she’ll have the space to uncover the secret her body is hiding from her…
Viridi was raised to be a protective beast for his people—the Thorned One. But something is wrong with him. Very wrong. His father, the king, doesn’t believe him and refuses to use caution in his efforts to push Viridi to shift into this new form.
When Isa and Viridi meet on the storm-lashed beach, a powerful fated bond irrevocably links their hearts. But the king will sooner kill Isa than allow them to be together. With Viridi losing more of himself by the day and Isa’s enemies rising once more, their situation grows deadly serious.
Will their connection survive the coming storm? What must they sacrifice for their love?