Synopses & Reviews
When a powerful hypnotist succumbs to the charms of a talented crystal worker, both of their futures are threatened.
When a powerful hypnotist succumbs to the charms of a talented crystal worker, both of their futures are threatened. Quick's deftly plotted Victorian London romantic thriller ("Seattle Times") is now available in a tall Premium Edition.
New York Times bestselling author Amanda Quick presents an Arcane Society novel that reveals the passionate and paranormal secrets of proper Victorian London.
Attempting to recover a relic stolen from her family years ago, gifted crystal worker Leona Hewitt secretly makes her way into Lord Delbridge s private museum. But who she finds there is more entrancing than the crystal she seeks.
Thaddeus Ware is a mesmerist with powerful psychic energy that doesn t seem to be affecting the woman before him. Instead, Leona seems to exert a rather hypnotic power over the hypnotist himself. After she gives him the slip, absconding with the crystal they recovered, Thaddeus fears for her safety. For he is on assignment for the secretive Arcane Society and knows that the crystal holds the potential for great destruction. It is the key to Lord Delbridge s membership in a shadowy group known as the Third Circle. The nobleman killed before to acquire the crystal, and Thaddeus has no doubt that he will kill again.
Quick deftly distills intrigue, romance and a dash of the paranormal into a beguiling story. Chicago Tribune
The latest in Quick s delightfully original, paranormal-spiced Arcane Society series is another dazzling combination of superbly realized characters, an intrigue-studded plot, and spellbindingly sexy romance. Booklist
Mystery, danger and the otherworldly come together in this compelling read. BookPage"
About the Author
Quick is a pseudonym for Jayne Ann Krentz, the author-under various pen names-of more than forty New York Times bestsellers. There are more than 25 million copies of her books in print.