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"Can Love Overcome Destiny?"

Serena comes from a long line of women with rather challenging magical gifts. She is so sensitive that her flesh bruises with the slightest touch, or burns in even mild sunlight. She also has visions of the future, but these visions always portent two separate paths toward death.

Drogan doesn't believe in things supernatural, but upon learning of Serena's gifts, he doesn't shy from them either. Or her. When Serena comes to Drogan for aid, confiding that she has seen the deaths of his dearest friend and his family, and also the way to avoid their deaths, Drogan doesn't hesitate to help her.

However, Serena left out the tiny detail that saving their futures will take away her own. And Drogan has secrets of his own. He is stalked by a horrific sin from his past that is coming for them all.

Shadow Magic is the first book in a trilogy featuring unique magical women. The story plays with the interesting concepts of divergent paths of destiny, irreparable sins, sacrifice and redemption, around the lives of two people who set their own longings and desires behind hopelessness and guilt. Drogan and Serena are definitely a couple you want everything to work out for and the author skillfully pulls in enough bleak obstacles that the happily ever after truly seems daunting, which, of course, makes the ending all the more satisfying.

Reviewed by Clover Autrey
Posted February 7, 2009

SUMMARY

With a past soaked in sin and darkness slowly closing in around him to claim his soul, Drogan only wants to live his life in solitude. Years in the king's service and his numerous deeds directed by the crown has left Drogan with horrendous nightmares.

His wish for solitude is shattered when he meets a witch, Serena. Together they must save a family from an evil that is trying to kill them. But try as he might, Drogan can't keep from Serena the secrets he has shared with no one.

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Shadow Magic
(Sisters of Magic: Book 1)
by Donna Grant

Cobblestone Press
December 1, 2008
Available: December 5, 2008
ISBN #1600883486
EAN #9781600883484
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Other Books by
Donna Grant

Highland Nights
Highland Mist
Echoes of Magic
Destiny of Love
Primal Heat
The Pleasure of His Bed
Prince of Passion
Prince of Love
Highland Magic
A Dark Seduction
Highland Fires
Prince of Seduction
A Kind Of Magic
Phoenix Rising II
A Dark Guardian
Highland Dawn
Highland Mist
Highland Nights
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