"Brother.” Justin paced the floor again. Then he stopped right in front of Mag. “One of the hardest thing I ever did was to say goodbye to Angela.”
-- Valerian (Val) Callan St-Amand -- Species: Immortal -- Affiliation: Mount-Royal Immortals, Coven of the White Holly (by handfasting), Order of the Black Oak (by the Midsummer Accords)
Nyssa straightened her spine despite the dingy surroundings. “It doesn’t matter where I come from,” she told Mag with a firm tone, “I can easily just walk in this diner and retrieve my sister. You did not need to come.” “I’m the one Vince called.” Mag gently took hold of her elbow, his rich and spicy scent folding over her. “Senora Moreno seems to like you, but Vince and I go a long way.” “Mob.” Nyssa shook her head. “It was written all over him.” “And you disapprove?”
Her sister had been offline for six days now. Dread seeped into Nyssa’s bones as again she imagined Cat’s fate. The child could be hidden somewhere in a freezing rundown trailer outside of town. Coerced into drugs, unable to leave.
When InD'tale magazine emailed me to say they had chosen the cover of A Vampire's Spell for their weekly cover contest, I was beyond thrilled. All credits goes to my designer, Frauke Spanuth who I have been working with for the entire Black-Oak series.Here are the things I shared with her when I commissioned the work. This is straight from my email to her: