A Chalice of Wind (Balefire, No. 1) by Cate Tiernan

By Cate Tiernan

After seventeen-year-old Thais Allard loses her widowed father in a sad automobile twist of fate, she is compelled to go away the one domestic she’s ever recognized to reside with a complete stranger in New Orleans. New Orleans greets Thais with many secrets and techniques and mysteries, yet none as incredible because the second she comes head to head with the most unlikely— the same dual, Clio.Thais quickly learns that she and the dual she by no means knew come from a kinfolk of witches, that she possesses marvelous powers, and that she, besides Clio, has a key function in Balefire, the coven she was once born into. Fiery Clio is below overjoyed to need to percentage the highlight, however the twins needs to discover ways to mix their powers that allows you to whole a ceremony that might rework their lives and the coven eternally.

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Sluggishly, he studied a series of hairline cracks in the bedroom ceiling a while. Distanced from his nightmares, they no longer held much power over him, but their memory remained vivid in his mind. Remnants of a headache scraped at his temples then faded as he turned his attention to the gliding motion of an oscillating fan on the bureau. The sound of Eden’s heels clacking against the floor preceded her, and as she swept into the room with an enthusiasm and glee she hadn’t shown in a very long time, Jeff caught a whiff of her cologne.

He knew it would be a long time—if ever—before he’d be able to forgive himself for what he’d done, but at least at this point the job would allow him to get them out of debt and back on the right track. It also meant he could forget about Jessica Bell, Foster Hope and whatever the hell their creepy company was all about. From now on, I’ll make it right. I’ll do everything in my power to make Eden the happiest woman on the face of the Earth. I’ll never screw up like this again. With newfound purpose, Jeff showered, changed his clothes then headed out to the local market.

Jeff willed himself to remain seated. ” She smiled at him the way a child might smile at a puppy. “You love your wife and you don’t fool around. I respect that, says a great deal about your character. But I was talking breakfast, not a weekend in Aruba. I’m thinking coffee, maybe a bagel and some conversation, nothing spectacular or adulterous. ” You ass, he thought. She wasn’t making a pass, she was just being nice. Or could be she’s afraid if she let’s me go now I’ll blow off the interview later.

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