From the Back Cover
The life of a Princess was something Quartessa would have never chosenfor herself. Being handed everything and being doted upon for herbloodline rather than whom she was were neither of her life aspirations. Instead of staying in Kortis and celebrating her arranged marriage to a man she despised she chose to flee to the human world to live a modestlife off a modest wage and merely blend in with the human population.To her father she was insubordinate. To her brother she was a deserter. To her sister-in-law she was undeserving of her title. To her mothershe was simply misunderstood. Quartessa never cared much about whatother's thought about her, but at least she was being judged based onher actions rather than what was written in her blood. Blood was farmore important to her kind than it ever was to her. Her father wouldnever approve of her new mixed-blood boyfriend on that concept alone.
But as the laws of life have taught most of us, running from your problemsis only a temporary solution. In the end the past usually ends upbiting you in the ass. After a few years of a peaceful human life,Quartessa finds herself the pawn in a revenge plot on her kind,endangering her life and forcing her to regretfully return to Kortis toseek the help of her father. While she finds little useful informationshe is accompanied back to the human world by her newfound mixed-blooded love, Clifton, her best friend and very talented which, Violet, aZolera warrior, Quino, the man she would have been forced to marry hadshe not left, Kafkus, and a mortal expiration date of 10 days. Alongher journey she allies two humans and the Yaro Loach. But when Violetdisappears, Quartessa questions the loyalty of her new friends. To gainher life back and rescue her best friend, she must face and kill herattacker, a task far above her abilities. Will she be able to save herfriends, family and newfound love? A choice must be made.
About the Author
Jennifer was extremely creative as a child, always inventing new and fun things in her mind. Later in life she read just about anything thatcould hold her attention. She was always partial to fantasy and theparanormal with elements of humor and romance. While trapped in amentally abusive marriage, she created her own escape, a world that shecould control. She found that she had the combination of skills andimagination to create an entire world within our own and express it in a way that others might enjoy. Today, Jennifer is happily married to aman who supports her dreams. She has four children, two cats and a dog. Jennifer is currently attending Southern Oregon University to attainher bachelor's degree in psychology but still writes every chance shegets.