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By Deborah Smith
House is anywhere the center leads....
The ties that bind us--to our households, to our pasts--are on the center of this deeply engrossing story.
Venus Arinelli observed her destiny as a live performance pianist shattered whilst her father's existence resulted in disgrace. Now Venus performs in cocktail lounges, wearing her survival talents like a go well with of armor. When a stranger emerges from her parents' long-ago prior with a proposal too reliable to refuse, Venus' suspicions flare up.
But Gib Cameron has a distinct mission. He represents the Camerons of Tennessee--a kin as rooted in American background and Southern soil as Venus' is infamous and fly-by-night. Yet the Camerons, survivors of tragedy, want Venus for purposes that experience to do with honor and loyalty and a virtually mystical bond to their shared past. And Gib, as hard-eyed a skeptic as Venus herself, has to cajole her to come back to their mountain home.
Humor, sexiness, pathos, and surprises are all a part of Deborah Smith's specific storytelling magic. When Venus Fell will front readers with its story of Venus's reluctant trip to Tennessee, the place well-guarded hearts, afraid to belief back, will locate they've come domestic.
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Enerin, her companion, the baby feycoocu, was with her parents, being schooled in magical shape-shifter business. Raine was at the front gate of the Castle when the alarm sounded and everyone tensed. The monster invasions of the north had diminished in frequency if not in ferocity. But the siren blared a pattern requesting folk gather in Temple Ward. An announcement about the Summoning last night. Of course Alexa would do something publicly and to anyone who wanted to hear—merchant folk at the Castle, guards, Chevaliers, not just the Marshalls.
When Venus Fell by Deborah Smith