This short story takes place between the events of Fury Scorned and Dark Fury.
Unfortunately, Charon’s love-‘em-and-leave-‘em lifestyle brings trouble to Nora’s doorstep when a jealous husband shows up looking for a fight. When the man threatens Nora’s safety, Charon reacts with violence and soon finds himself under arrest. At the same time, the confrontation causes Nora to manifest the powers of an ancient Greek Fury.
Struggling to adapt to her new life as a goddess of vengeance, Nora is desperate to find a way to make the assault charges against Charon disappear before bad publicity destroys her livelihood and the authorities look too closely at his past. When a friend suggests a way to deprive the prosecution of its key witness and keep the case from going to trial, Nora is forced to consider the unthinkable - a marriage of convenience to the accused!
As if Tara’s life hasn’t gotten complicated enough, she is forced to ally herself with Jackson Byrne, witness to her assault and uncle to a pint-sized oracle whose fate is intertwined with hers. Skeptical, stubborn, and oh-so-sexy, Jackson wrestles with demons of his own. He is determined to ignore the attraction rising between them even faster than the body count, but like it or not, he and Tara need each other if they are to unravel the mysteries that surround them.
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