Retired FBI profiler Quinn Lasiter's dreams are haunted by the image of a beautiful witch. Intuitively, he knows the unnamed enchantress is somehow connected to an Arizona serial killer. His sixth sense tells him to return to the scene where all the grisly murders were committed and he'll finally put an end to the unsolved mystery.
Ever since she was 10 years old, Ariana Chambers has had visions of the same man. Now that she is coming into her full powers as a witch, she realizes her life is about to change. When she comes face-to-face with Quinn she knows he's the man of her dreams, and that in a past life he was responsible for her death. Together, they will work to find the killer who committed the murders in her hometown. But as the past and present collide, will there be hope for their future?
Essence is filled with a complex web of intrigue, murder and shocking surprises. The plot is edgy, with ingenious twists of suspense and enough adrenaline to move a mountain. (dl $5.95)