The Illusions of Eventide (The House of Crimson and Clover, Book 3)
Dive into the secret, ancient, powerful world of two NewOrleans families, the Deschanels and the Sullivans...Nicolas Deschanel was betrayed by the only two people who matterto him. Their disloyalty stung and an overwhelming sense of losslingers. Nicolas has lived the high life professing to not have acare in the world, and now this illusion is calling his bluff.Determined to take control of an existence now devoid ofpurpose, he sojourns to his family's holiday home on the Gulf ofMexico. Resolved more than depressed, he plans to privately saygoodbye to a world which no longer needs him. Of questionablefortune, he finds a woman, Mercy, sitting alone on the shore ateventide. Nicolas is conflicted between an obligation to help, andannoyance at her intrusion.Mercy has many layers of secrets. Deepest of all, she cannottell this Child of Man she is thousands of years old and verypowerful. In her presence, Nicolas' own dormant powers begin tosurface, triggering a sequence of events that cause both of theirlives to spiral further out of control. When old friends from bothsides come to help, together they all learn a painful truth: newlife can only begin once you've set free what means the most.