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"entertaining urban fantasy served up hot and fast"

The peaceful race known as The'Rans were legendary for the healing powers of their beautiful women, but when an ancient covenant was broken The'Ran lands were destroyed along with most of its inhabitants. Now the fate of the powerful Ceyan lies in the hands of four warrior brothers and their The'Ran brides. In a race against time, these four women must come to terms with their legacy and embrace their destiny as healers in this strange new world.

The second installment of DESCENDANTS OF THE LIGHT picks up with the story of Genesis, a beautiful and headstrong doctor in danger of losing her job for breaking hospital protocol. A road trip with her sister Eden starts out as a means for clearing her head, but quickly ends with a kidnapping straight out of "The Twilight Zone." Upon learning she and her sister are to marry a Ceyan warrior, Genesis does not accept her fate without resistance. Prince Kalian has already claimed her for his own, but will Genesis stop fighting him long enough to acknowledge the truth about her own feelings?

Genesis and Kalian's story continues to propel the plot of the overall story arc in this erotic fantasy series. Everyone falls in love with breakneck speed and wastes very little time with formalities. Readers who like their romance hot and fast and their fantasy light and fun will enjoy this series. Though the story is fairly predictable, Eve Vaughn concludes the second novella with a suspenseful lead-in into the third installment, "HOPE'S HEART."

Reviewed by Sonya Harrison
Posted July 15, 2008

SUMMARY

In the land of Zerus, a strange ailment is slowly wiping out the inhabitants of the land. Willing to do anything to save their people, King Rohman and his brothers make a pact with the Ancient Ones. In exchange for learning the whereabouts of the last remaining The’Rans, a people known for their great healing powers, the brothers agree to take the The’Ran women they locate as brides. To the astonishment of the Ceyans, the last remaining The’Rans are on an unheard-of planet called Earth and these The’Rans have no knowledge of their legacy.

Genesis Johnson is fast losing control of her well-ordered life. She needs time to think and sort things out. Although she’s a brilliant doctor, she may well lose her job when she breaks hospital protocal and runs afoul of the hospital administration.

Genesis and her sister take a road trip -- only to find themselves in the middle of nowhere. Her day only gets worse when she’s taken captive by one of the most gorgeous men she’s ever seen. Fireworks erupt between her and her redhead captor, Prince Kalian.

Spirited away to another world, she learns she is not only one of the last remaining descendants of a race known for their healing power, but she must also become the bride of one of the Ceyan Princes. The only Ceyan she wants is Prince Kalian, and he wants her too!

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Genre(s): Urban Fantasy
Theme(s): Interracial
Series: Descendants of the Light
Length: Novella

Publisher's Note: This is part of a series – books which share a universe and are meant to be read in order but can also be read individually.

This title is also available in print.

 

Genesis
(Descendants of the Light: Book 2)
by Eve Vaughn

Changeling Press
November 1, 2005
Available: November 12, 2005
ISBN #1595961607
EAN #9781595961600
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Other Books by
Eve Vaughn

Dante's Wrath
Daria's Dilemma
Resurrection
Caleb's Woman
Rebellion
The Factory
The Zoo
Wedding Stud
Finding Eden
Hope’s Heart
Raven's Calling


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