Cade committed himself to saving lives before he learned the full consequences of his life-altering decision. It wasn’t until he was tending his sick wife that he learned the enormity of what he’d done and he was unable to save her from the monster he had become. Consumed with guilt and praying for absolution, he threw himself into killing every Fallen he could find to save the humans he’d sworn to protect. But then Emma, deliciously mortal and completely forbidden, swept into his world, stirring an overpowering desire. Now he’s not only fighting soulless creatures, but also his inner cravings, trying to maintain his distance and continue on his path to forgiveness. He can’t afford to lose control again and sacrifice another love.
Cade is the leader of the Behnshma, supernatural beings that protect the Followers and ride the world of the Fallen. Emma has just been fired from her job as an art teacher and doesn’t know just what she is going to do. As Emma leave the bar where she is drowning her sorrows away she is attacked. The Behnshma rescue her, but they are unable to erase her mind like they do with others. She is taken to Cade, to see if he can help her, and he tries, but she develops an infection from the cut on her face. While she is healing Cade insists on her staying with him, the two find that they like each others company and develop a relationship. But while Cade is distracted with Emma, the Fallen are making their move. Cade must decide what to do, leave Emma and fulfill his duties or stay and forsake the people he is to protect. The bond between the two is a hard one to break.
This book was perfect for the romance lover. Cade and Emma don’t have a chance of escaping the attraction that they feel for each other. After being taken care of by Cade Emma finds that she cannot get him out of her mind. The steamy scenes between the two make this the perfect romance novel, and the evil verses good aspects make this a winner.