The always excellent Krentz takes her Arcane novels and starts the Dreamlight trilogy, which will utilize all three of her identities (Krentz, Amanda Quick and Jayne Castle). The male descendants
of alchemist Nicholas Winters are destined for genetic mutations, unless they can break the curse. Krentz's fans are always ensured of plenty of wit and
romance and heapings of suspense
when the dive into her novels.
Venture capitalist Jack Winters knows time is running out if he's going to find a way to stop the Winters curse. According to legend, his ancestor Nicholas passed down a genetic change that adds additional psychic talents that can lead to a psychotic breakdown. The only hope lies with an artifact known as the Burning Lamp and a woman with the gift to use dreamlight. Chloe Harper is a high-grade dreamlight talent who works as a private investigator. When Jack comes to her for help finding the lamp, she is intrigued. But neither of them realizes that the deadly Nightshade organization has ominous plans for both of them. (PUTNAM, Jan., 368 pp., $25.95)