By M. D. Waters
In a destiny the place ladies are an extraordinary commodity, Emma fights for freedom yet is held captive through the affection of 2 men—one her husband, the opposite her worst enemy. If simply she may take into account that's which . . .
In the lovely first quantity of a two-book sequence that may entice readers of William Gibson and Philip ok. Dick, Emma wakes together with her reminiscence cleaned. Her husband, Declan—a robust and seductive man—narrates the tale of her previous, yet Emma’s goals contradict him. They convey her battle, a camp the place women are informed to be better halves, and love for an additional guy. whatever within warns her to not converse of this stuff, however the line among her goals and fact is ready to shatter ceaselessly.
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