Evangeline is on the run from her abusive boyfriend and the bruised grey thing she’s been calling “life” with him. But who will she be and what sort of life can she create if she escapes? It all depends on where she goes and what unlikely kind of “people” she meets. A possible city, a possible future, and the possibility of love when what everyone thinks is real and normal is only a part of the story.
In Los Angeles, she’s caught the eye of Aidan, an actor who’s as much man as her ex was beast. But the world holds more beasts than the one she left behind, and it seems one is shadowing Aidan, hoping to draw Evangeline in. Will it be love or the beast that devours them first?
Book 2: ‘Til the Last Beat
On the road to San Francisco, she picks up David, a man who has wings of his own to spread. Everything they do seems blessed, but David has drawn too much Divine attention. Will they create a paradise together or will Heaven tear them apart before they have a chance?
In New Orleans, she finds Cristoff, a man who intoxicates her with sensuality and promises of a love that never ends if she’ll promise to be his. But she’s also drawn to Erich, a rougher man who seems to have ugly history with Cristoff. Whose shadows hold the deeper danger?
In Chicago, she falls in with Finn and Nicky, glittering boys who shimmer their way from show to show. They’re chasing a rockstar and their own hearts through the Windy City. They’re drawn to her light, but will their shine rub off on her or leave her darker when the music ends?
In Virginia, she follows the road until it ends in the sea and in the company of dark-eyed Dylan. With his handsome friend Morgan, he’s trying to solve an ocean of problems. Does Evangeline hold his solutions or would their love just drown them both?
In New York City, determined to leave herself behind, she takes a tumble with Ian, a wild and consuming rockstar. She knows better than to expect more than one night, but he leaves her with stars in her eyes. Can she keep her feet on the ground or has this new love put her outside gravity?
In Minneapolis, she’s enchanted by Forrest, a man of earth and charms. He deftly draws out her power and her sexuality. But their future seems threatened by the lingering threat of Jacob, one of Forrest’s former pupils. Is there magic enough to get Evangeline the man she deserves?
In Venice, Florida, she connects with kind and creative Peter, a man haunted by his own failed love story. But people around town begin behaving strangely, and Peter seems reluctant to move forward. Is Evangeline the problem, or is this paradise not what it appeared to be?
In Austin, she’s pursued by silver-tongued Shane, a talent scout who’s a bit too charming. Against her better judgment, she’s drawn to the heat in him. With his slick image and a murderous former colleague hunting him down, can this be better than the hell she ran from?
In Seattle, she comes face-to-face with Kai, angular and copper-eyed. He claims he has more than just eyes that match hers; he has information about her true nature and hidden family history. As he burns away the past, is he freeing her for the future, or will her just leave her in ashes?