Daughter of Destiny
Daughters of Myth Book 3
June 14, 2022
Available in: e-Book
She has been exiled
Orla, daughter of Mab Queen of Fairies has committed the worst crime in the land of fairy. Conspiring with a fairy from the enemy clan, the Dubhlainn Sidhe, she tried to take the throne. In punishment, Mab condemns her daughter to marriage to the Dubhlainn Sidhe’s most fierce warrior—Liam the Protector, the very fairy Orla conspired with. The only choice she has is to meet her fierce husband and adversarial clan without hesitation or apology. It doesn’t hurt that Liam sparks a desire she has never known, or that she comes to see his honor and strength. It doesn’t help that he also ignites a need in her that could easily overwhelm her.
He is her new home
Liam the Protector lives to serve his clan. When he conspires with Orla, he believes it will help restore his clan’s power. The Dubhlainne Sidhe are guardians of the wastelands where danger never dies, and power comes at a premium. Liam comes home, though, to a new danger. A wife he hadn’t wanted or anticipated. Worse, a wife who has decided to stand against the age-old customs and beliefs of the patriarchal Dubhlainn Sidhe. Does he resent her or respect her? He’s not sure. All he is sure of is that their lovemaking lights the night sky.
Originally published August 2008 as Dangerous Temptation, writing as Kathleen Korbel in mass market paperback in Silhouette Nocturne #47.
Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Eileen Dreyer is actually evil twins. Known as Kathleen Korbel to her Silhouette readers, she has published thirty-seven novels and novellas and 11 short stories in not only the various genres of romance (including historical, suspense, fantasy and contemporary) but suspense---most particularly medical forensic suspense, where she kills off the people who annoyed her when she worked as a trauma nurse She came to publishing from that world of trauma nursing, which taught her some very important lessons, the most important being "don't sweat the small stuff," or, as her family puts it, "come see me when you get hit by a bus." In addition to trauma, she is trained in death investigation and Tactical Medicine (technically she is eligible to be a medic on a SWAT team). Eileen won her first publishing award in 1987, being named the best new Contemporary Romance Author by Romantic Times. Since then she has garnered not only a prestigious Anthony Award nomination for mystery, but five Rita Awards from the Romance Writers of America, which afforded her a place as only the fourth member in the RWA Hall of Fame. Eileen is a voracious reader---of everything---who started writing at ten, when she ran out of Nancy Drews. She writes in two genres, because she believes in the message of both: hope and justice. (well, and because she hasn't finished that big fantasy yet) You can figure out which is which. A frequent speaker at writer's conferences and universities all across the country (and more recently, Italy), Eileen is a member not only of Romance Writers of America, but Novelists, Inc, Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and, just in case things go wrong, Emergency Nurses Association. She has also assumed the mantle of unofficial mascot for the International Association of Forensic Nurses, a new forensic subspecialty that, amazingly enough, has begun to show up in her work. A lifelong resident of St. Louis, Missouri, Eileen has been married for forty-four years to husband Rick, and has two children and might have grandchildren. She also has animals but refuses to expose them to the glare of the limelight. An addicted traveler, she has sung in some of the best Irish pubs in the world, and enjoys the kind of hands-on book research that lets her salve an insatiable curiosity. She counts film producers, police detectives and Olympic athletes as some of her sources and friends.