Defeated by shattering news after only just surviving the Shadow Fae, Marla abandons both Faera and her future role as Queen. With King Telophy's aid, she returns to Earth, to the human family she knows and loves. But nothing is ever simple. With their immortality looming, Marla and her twin Lysander are soon plunged into a world they never new existed, a world of magic, violence - and lust, where a simple mistake could have devastating consequences. Meanwhile, the Shadow Fae are causing havoc on a breathtaking scale with Marla's loved ones facing dire peril.