What if the story of Jack and the Beanstalk got twisted together with that of Cinderella, but the goose that laid the golden eggs was actually an almond tree that grew golden leaves, the prince was an incubus demon, Cinderella was a magically gifted human that the prince purchased from Jack the slave trading satyr whose only true desire in life was to find a nymph to love rather than magic beans? Incubus and Satyr are ancient enemies, but two of them need to work together in order to find what they both need. This is the story of Tavas Elniai and Sandor Liderk’s separate quests for love and life in the aftermath of devastation. It is time to put the past in the past where it belongs and start building a brighter future. The balance must be found.
Psion Todd Theron is off to Boston Magical University. With classic good looks and a potentially paranormal but unknown charm, Todd’s never struggled for a woman’s attention. That is, until he meets Maggie, who seems strangely resistant to him.
Wizard Maggie McKay is focused on making it through school without the usual distractions of partying and sexy men. Homework and classes come first, second is finding time to brew potions for sale on the side. After all, tuition isn’t cheap. Despite her best efforts, Todd may prove to be a distraction she can’t ignore.
But things go awry when an accident of Maggie’s own brewing hits the pair of them. Will their night of unintended passion and intense emotions leave them at odds? Or will their budding relationship survive fraternity politics and the temptations of others?