"He spoke with ravens and had eyes of gold. I didn't know what he was, but the master of the manor certainly wasn't human."
The year is 1603, and London is a cramped metropolis rift with disease and sin. In such desolate times, Kyra works as a handmaiden in the employ of Earl John Ashby to support her family, forgoing her dreams of adventure and intellectual pursuit. For the sake of her brothers and sister, Kyra is content to toil in the Ashby household until the day she dies.
Her life is changed irrevocably overnight. A curse is spoken, a life is lost, and Kyra finds herself bond to a dark creature from beyond our world. Spirited away to the estate of Crow's End, the sharp-tongued woman is introduced to the inimical lord of the eerie manor, a man who might just be more than he lets on....
A harrowing tale of betrayal, romance, fantasy, and destruction in seventeenth century England following the life of Grace Amoroth before she becomes the fourth-born Sin of Lust.
A standalone companion novel in the Bereft Series.