This book picks right up from where “Kiss of Deception” ends. Lia is prisoner in Venda, with Kaden being the only person she can slightly trust. When she learns that Rafe is alive, and in Venda as well, she begins to think about escape and the future with Rafe. What shocks Lia the most, is that Venda isn’t what she thought, and when the native clans start to embrace her as one of their own, she is torn between wanting to stay and fleeing. When the Komizar learns that his people have a fascination to Lia, he will stop at nothing to use her for his gain. Excellent read, and I loved how strong Lia grew in this book; she is starting to grow up and take what she wants for her life. Cannot wait for the next in the series, and I will be highly recommending!!!