Daughter of the Spellcaster
By Maggie Shayne
(Harlequin MIRA, Mass Market Paperback, 9780778313809, 368pp.)
Publication Date: November 2012
Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover
Categories: Romance - Paranormal
Anything for their child
Lena Dunkirk is a practicing witch, Ryan McNally a wealthy playboy. Logic says mismatch, yet from the first they share a passion that defies reason, as if they know each other from another place, another time. Then Lena gets pregnant and runs for the safety of home.
Months later, when Ryan appears at her door looking to help raise their child, Lena doesn't know whom to trustparticularly now that "guru to the stars" Bahru has taken an interest in her baby, offering gifts forged of magic.
Soon she and Ryan are sharing eerie dreams of ancient lands, while a vengeful demon plots to take possession of their child. As the moment of birth approaches, the demon's power rises, forcing the hand of love to wield the blade that will decide the fate of a child's souland the future of the world.
RITA Award winning, New York Times bestselling author Maggie Shayne has published over 50 novels, including mini-series Wings in the Night (vampires), Secrets of Shadow Falls (suspense) and The Portal (witchcraft). A Wiccan High Priestess, tarot reader, advice columnist and former soap opera writer, Maggie lives in Cortland County, NY, with soulmate Lance and their furry family.
"Shayne crafts a convincing world, tweaking vampire legends just enough to draw fresh blood."
-Publishers Weekly on Demon's Kiss
"Maggie Shayne demonstrates an absolutely superb touch, blending fantasy and romance into an outstanding reading experience."
--Romantic Times on Embrace the Twilight
"Maggie Shayne is better than chocolate. She satisfies every wicked craving."
--New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Forster
"Maggie Shayne delivers sheer delight, and fans new and old of her vampire series can rejoice."
--Romantic Times on Twilight Hunger
"Maggie Shayne delivers romance with sweeping intensity and bewitching passion."
--New York Times Bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz