Shannon Simpson

Ashlie, is a slow-aging witch with a multitude of powers but she prefers to keep to herself as much as possible. She avoids developing friendships with anyone, except for her dog Netter and her deceased witch-sister Stephenie who constantly remains in her thoughts giving often-times unwanted but needed advice. It’s an emotionally endearing relationship that provides a great deal of witty dialogue throughout the book. Some of the unsolicited advice begins to wear Ashlie down, and she ends up making an excellent friend named Ericka who she begins to confide in. Finding love, however, was out of the question until vampire Aidan Crane entered her life. Being a vampire made him more durable than a fragile human but his one weakness, fire, was the one power Ashlie seemed unable to control. Suspense and danger lurk at every turn of the page, but the most compelling drama is how will Ashlie find a way to be with the boy she loves, despite the possibility of a high cost to herself? There is great intrigue in this vampire-witch relationship involving deep introspection and gripping dialogue. The reader will hang on each painfully honest and heartfelt word right down to the surprising ending in which we see the true meaning of sacrifice.