This is part of the Son’s of destiny series - eight brothers, four sets of twins, born 2 years apart. The brothers are exiled to Nightfall Island, a place where women are forbidden, in fact the brothers are the only people allowed to live on the island. This is the story of the sixth brother, Rydan and his destined Bride. This story is told as the same time frame as the Cat, but from a different point of view. Rora is a shape shifter. Rora and her shape shifter sister are on the run from Mages. Rora holds a rare and special power inside herself that some mages would do anything to take it from her. No matter the danger to Rora. When she asks her powers to show her a place where her sister and herself will be safe, not having to run anymore. Her powers show her the way to Nightfall Island. Rydan of Nightfall Island is the sixth born twin. While his brothers are eagerly awaiting their brides, he is not. According to his verse of the Son of Destiny, he will lose something important to him. Rydan guards the island at night and sleeps during the day. He has hidden rooms below the castle, his rooms are warded so that
No one can enter without him knowing. He is surprised to find Rora in his room.
Ms Johnson has given each of the brothers and their mates such different aptitudes and outlook. Each story is unique and this was a fascinating series. The Storm is another one for the keeper shelf as is the rest of the series. The next story, The Flame, will be out in December 2008.
New in the national bestselling Sons of Destiny series, hailed by Jayne Ann Krentz as "wildly entertaining."
Amara is wary of mages—they chased her out of her homeland. Yet there is something about the mage Trevan of Nightfall that Amara can't resist. But can he be trusted with her most fiercely guarded secret? Courting such a pretty yet prickly outlander won't be easy, but Trevan is determined to try. She may be fierce, proud, and from a different culture, but after all, he is the Cat, and none but the most fascinating and challenging of women could satisfy him...