The second installment of the Inked Magic series is a fascinating and complex saga, full of Strong’s heady prose and rooted in a unique paranormal world. While the irresistible chemistry among her three leading characters is sizzling, she doesn’t shy away from the complications of their ménage relationship, or the dangerous powers that their bond unleashes. Her emotionally complex characters and rich details make for fascinating reading, and fans will no doubt delight in this continuation of a seductive and suspenseful series.
Once upon a time, Etaín believed that she was doomed to face the world and her gifts alone. But now she is bound to Cathal, the darkly handsome son of an Irish mobster, and claimed by Eamon, a powerful Elven lord who is determined to save Etaín — and all those around her — from her unique gifts. But though these three have only begun exploring the depths of their fierce passion, they are on a collision course with an ancient quest for justice that will force each to decide where their loyalties lie. (HEAT, Jul., 336 pp., $15.00)