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by Sharron McClellan (Goodreads Author)
In an ancient ceremony known as The Given. Aria, a Trancer, knows what's expected of her when Talon comes to her bed, but unexpectedly, their souls bond and she becomes pregnant. Still, duty demands that Talon leave her. But when her Tower of Sisters is attacked by the wicked Reaper Lord, Mako, and their infant son is taken, Talon is her only hope. Talon abandoned his ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published June 30th 2003 by Imajinn Books
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At first I was unsure of this book, thinking I was getting into a historical romance with Vikings, due to the longship on the cover. As soon as the author described the two moons in the sky, I knew I had stepped firmly into fantasy. Fantasy romance can be hard to pull off without it delving into fairy porn, but McClellan does a superb job in handling the story and making it believable. There are traces of Marion Zimmer Bradley's Darkover with the witch towers of psychic women, and elements of ...more