By Rowena May O'Sullivan
400 years in the past, Immortal Warlock Aden Dragunis defied his elders and married a mortal with out magical capability. On his first marriage ceremony anniversary he crafted his loved a mystical silver rose which bloomed just for her.
When she and his mortal young ones died one after the other, he buried his center with them and vowed by no means to like back. despatched via the best Coven, Marylebone, to make sure the mortal witch Rosa Greenwood meets her destiny because the Bells of Marylebone have decreed, Aden's vow starts off to resolve whilst he discovers Rosa in ownership of the silver rose. Rosa hazards being ate up by way of her personal strength. She needs to bind her magic along with her destined mate inside of one calendar month, or give up her magic perpetually. If she fails to do both, Marylebone's Dragons will hunt her down, burn her magic from her, and he or she will die. Convincing Aden he's her destined mate is proving to be tougher than she ever imagined. With time operating out the best choice left is to sacrifice her magic yet she is familiar with she's going to be a trifling shell with no soul if she does. Then she learns Aden, the one that might eventually keep her, is additionally the single despatched to kill her should still she fail. Sensuality point : Sensual
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The Silver Rose by Rowena May O'Sullivan