by Jade Kerrion
1st Place Winner, Fantasy, Royal Palm Literary Award 2014.
When fear exceeds understanding, nothing is as it seems…
Alone for a millennium, since a human murdered her beloved consort, Ashra, the immortal icrathari queen, rules over Aeternae Noctis, the domed city of eternal night. Her loneliness appears to be at an end when her lover’s soul is reborn in a human, Jaden Hunter, but their reunion will not be easy.
Jaden is sworn to protect his half-sister, five-year-old Khiarra. She is the child of prophecy, destined to end the eternal night and the dominion of the Night Terrors—the icrathari and the vampires.
As Jaden defends his sister from the Night Terrors, Ashra struggles to sustain her crumbling kingdom in the face of enemies without and treachery within. Love may never have a second chance when Jaden stumbles upon Ashra’s secret—the great lie of Aeternae Noctis…