, 2013 - Fiction
- 541 pages
#1 New York Times bestselling author J. R. Ward's phenomenal series continues as the cold heart of a cunning predator is warmed against its will....
Ruthless and brilliant, Vishous, son of the Bloodletter, possesses a destructive curse and a frightening ability to see the future. As a pretrans growing up in his father's war camp, he was tormented and abused. As a member of the Black Dagger Brotherhood, he has no interest in love or emotion, only the battle with the Lessening Society. But when a mortal injury puts him in the care of a human surgeon, Dr. Jane Whitcomb compels him to reveal his inner pain and taste true pleasure for the first time--until a destiny he didn't choose takes him into a future that cannot include her....