Jillian had the mind of a scientist but the heart of a vulnerable woman. Wary of love she had devoted herself to training the mysterious birds that served her people as messengers. But her reunion with the one man she would ever desire opened her soul to a whole new field of hands on research.
Dedicated to the ways of his ancient order Connor was on the verge of receiving the brotherhood's highest honor: the gifts of magic and immortality. All would be lost however if he succombed to his longing for Jillian. Torn by conflicting emotions Connor had to choose between an eternity of unbounded power and a single lifetime of endless passion.