This repackaged, reissued installment in the author's Wind series is consistent with Boyett-Compo's talented world-building and vivid imagination. With fascinating characters and an utterly deranged villainess, it's quite dark and has scenes that could easily offend those not familiar with her stories. The hero is forcibly seduced at a young age.

Nursed back to health by Suzanna de Viennes, Riain Cree, the prince of Chale, finds himself the object of her unrelenting desire. Suzanna is insane, powerful and determined to have Riain, no matter the cost. Although she's imprisoned, the time comes when she is free to fulfill her desires, even if it means pursuing Riain through time.

But Riain's mother refuses to allow this to happen and ends up making things harder for him as she sets in motion actions that turn him into an inhuman creature with amazing powers and little hope for a life with the woman he truly loves. (CERRIDWENPRESS.COM, dl $6.49)
Reviewed by: 
Susan Mobley