From the Back Cover
With her life returned to normal-well, as normal as it was going toget-Quartessa and her three men enjoy some much deserved downtime in the human world. And with the happy prospect of her best friend's weddingshe returns to Kortis for the blessed event. Unfortunately, nothing inQuartessa's life ever seems to go quite the way it should. A mysterious illness strikes the northern Aukum territory, and, due to her newreputation as "vanquisher of the Boru" she is asked by name to assist in restoring the Aukum King and Queen to their former health. Theinfection spreads quick, poisoning members of her own party before shecan find a way to stop it. But when she begins gaining new powersrather fast, she learns that the Ring of Eccus' hold on her is not goneand that it is liable to make her either go mad or die from the powershe continues to gain. A man from Quartessa's past returns, creating arift in her love life that is far beyond her control, and she begins toquestion if she will ever find her place in either of her worlds or find the peace she so desperately desires. And when two strange men show up at her door looking for her father's new bride she is faced with thedilemma of either handing over Drina (and dealing with the King's wrath) or taking care of it herself.
With this illness quickly spreading throughout all of Kortis, the ring's residual effects and these meddlesome men's constant returning visits,Quartessa has to find a way to balance the problems, ping-pongingbetween realms in her efforts. And when she finally understands whatshe must do to save her realm, she takes on the burden alone, knowingthat it is only her who can put an end to her world's suffering. Notable to be in both worlds at the same time, and fearing for Kyle'ssafety, she is forced to rely on the help of old acquaintances from herhuman life that makes her question just how "normal" the human worldactually is.
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 attain her bachelor's degree in psychology but still writes every chance she gets.