Daughter of the Saxon chieftain, Rulf, and his swan maiden bride, Odette was orphaned when the forces of Charles Martel laid siege to her beloved village. Now banished by her vengeful sister, Lady Vanda, Odette is escorted by her sympathetic brother-n-law into the safe haven of Athla. In this fabled realm the law decrees that Odette must learn the rites of the Great Balance, or the sensual equilib...
Paperback: 436 pages
Publisher: iUniverse, Inc. (April 22, 2004)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 15501502
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I don't usually read romantica, but saw an online review for this book some years back and was intrigued by the plot synopsis. Romance, erotica, mythology and a battle for human souls are all woven into this well-crafted tale. While essentially an er...
n men and women.While Odette is initiated into Athla's disciplines of passion and surrender, powerful forces work beyond the borders. The vampire priests of Loki seek to possess Odette in order to sacrifice her to their deity. To achieve this they will turn to Lady Vanda, and a handsome mercenary who knows nothing about Odette's heritage or Vanda's true motives.What neither the vampires nor Lady Vanda know is that Loki's plans include more than a mere rite. For the malevolent god seeks release from his ancient prison for a single purpose-to destroy sensuality and love forever in the world of mankind."Ravished Wings is a fantasy above all fantasies for this reader. The imagination and creativity of this author draws the reader in, casts a spell captivating us straight through to the end."- Tracey West, for The Road To Romance"The descriptions of a society where women serve to fulfill men's sexual needs are beautifully written."- Lesley Mazey, critic for The Eternal Night"This is an excellent read for romantica fans. Don't miss it."- The Romance Studio's Holly Hewson