Kalona was a beautiful accident. A son of the moon, Kalona is all strength and passion, an angel who lives only to please his goddess, Nyx. His brother Erebus, the son of the sun, also seeks Nyx’s affections.
Young Jim Hay dreams of joining the Great War. To fight for his country would be the greatest honor, to prove himself as a man in such a noble fight is his desire. War and fighting seem more noble and pure in his hometown rather than horrendous. After the deaths of his father and mother, nothing stops Jim from joining the war and experiencing the horrors of trench warfare.
Calder and Lily, Mermaid and man extraordinaire, won’t ever live a quiet life. It seems that they keep jumping from frying pan to oven and back. They only want to future their relationship, and look toward their future—not Lily’s feuding family history.
Spunky young Ondine ran away from psychic summer camp, feeling the lack of her supernatural abilities greatly. Ondine soon finds she herself is in fact quite powerful. First she hears a talking ferret, then discovers a man under a curse and a heritage she thought was merely folklore. Things happen in a whirlwind for Ondine. She continues to develop her powers, but other things also develop — like feelings for her ferret friend. Ondine also attracts the attention of the dashing son of the duke. Read The Summer of Shambles to see how it all plays out.
For Tenjat, a young refugee from a hostile Turtle Island, Ceibak would only ever be a myth, a fairytale told to children to dull the shame of becoming a farmer. Tenjat doesn’t want to be a farmer and hub, but a Handler—a protector of the island. He doesn’t waste time on the fairytale nonsense of a world where food is bountiful and danger nonexistent when he has to provide for his younger sister. When Tenjat finally begins his training to become a Handler, he never wants to hear about Ceibak again, but isn’t so lucky.
Sean, a senior in high school, hides a lot of secrets. Some of them include Hallie, a college girl; others include his secret application to the Marine Corps. But secrets can change a person, especially a person like Sean.