All Egypt is celebrating, for Ramses II has been named Prince Regent. At the celebration feast, two rival nomarchs—rulers of wealthy provinces—steal away, aroused by the dance of a sacred eunuch. These nomarchs share a shameful past, and in the dark, aided by fine wine, they take out their lust upon each other…
Kashti never expected to find a barely-clothed woman shackled to an altar in a secret cave. She expected the woman’s offer to be her obedient servant even less—but Kashti came to the cave for treasure, and she’s never hesitated to take it before.
In a fantastic world full of shapeshifters and Djinn, Kashti is a trader who has built her fortune on secrets. Such a life is a lonely one, but a chance encounter will turn everything she knows on its head.
Genaria is a land at war! In the midst of the turmoil, the beautiful widow Llusa signs up to be a simple soldier at a critical fortress—but she can’t hide her nobility from others, nor her past from herself. A handsome fellow soldier understands her grief… and after one desperate night together they renew their determination to fight for their country.