Bestselling author Thea Harrison returns to the second part of an all-new, darkly romantic paranormal saga, in which the fate of existence itself lies in the balance - and the key to victory may rest in the hands of two eternal lovers . . .Troubled by dreams of strange creatures and unfamiliar voices echoing in her head, Mary has always felt disconnected from this world-until she met the enigmatic stranger Michael. He knew about Mary's past. He was in it. Searching for her. His soul mate. And it's taken centuries to find her, to re-engage her in an ancient, celestial cause: find the Deceiver before he destroys the world.Haunted by scores of deaths - their own - Mary and Michael have drawn on the wisdom of the ages, and the power it has given them, to fight the most malevolent force known to man. Joining a select band of warriors, Mary and Michael are nearer to understanding the Deceiver and all he stands for. It's a terrifying reality that also brings them closer to realizing their own destiny and purpose. And realizing that love - like evil - is eternal . . .