"powerful supernatural romantic thriller"
After seeing the world, Kate Drake returns to her hometown
of Sea Haven, which makes resident Matthew Granite elated
as he has loved her forever. However, one thing that has
not changed is Matthew's inability to speak a phrase in
her presence as whenever he sees her he is tongue
twisted. Though a former Army Ranger who faced danger
with confidence, he has never been able to tell Kate that
he loves her. He prays for a Yuletide miracle
On the other hand Kate shares the same feelings as Matt.
Though she can actually say an entire sentence in his
presence, she believes an adventurer like he is will never
stay with a couch potato. She hopes for a Christmas
An earthquake releases a malevolent essence from its
underground interment. This evil threatens the town with
a debilitating fog and nightmares making day and night
frightening beyond reason. Kate and her sisters must use
the magic they possess to battle this wickedness if the
people of Sea Haven are to survive. Matt shows his love
for Kate by joining her in the fray.
Christine Feehan shows why she is one of the best at
creating suspenseful paranormal romances with this
powerful supernatural romantic thriller. The lead
couple provides quite a contrast between their
uncertainties about love vs. their bravery in war. The
rest of the Drakes are as charming, weaving a spell on
readers that will echo at a best seller rate back to Ms.
Feehan with one reiterative word: sequel.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted October 25, 2003