Candy's world is falling apart. In a polyamorous relationship for the best part of five years, Lauren - her life partner and Tim's wife - is dying.
Going from three, to two, is a terrifying prospect, and love may not be enough to save their altering dynamics. Her closest friends don't even know she's polyamorous.
Then, Rachel walks into Candy's life - an optimistic, cheerful soul brightening her darkest corners. But it's too much, far too soon, no matter how much Candy wants or needs her.
She also needs Tim. But he's retreating into himself, the loss of the woman they both adore, too fragile a wound for him to share.
Caught between life and death, old and new, Candy's heart is too broken to choose a path, and to make matters worse, there's a witch in black dress who wants her heart for herself.
As autumn falls, new magic weaves into the wind entwining dark with light, and the lure of the dark - silent, without expectation - is a comforting thing.
In the midst of losing everything she holds dear, Candy's in danger of losing herself, too.
About the Author
Dianna Hardy is an international bestselling author of (cross-genre) fantasy fiction, most notable for her dark paranormal fantasy and the raw, intense Eye of the Storm series. But her heart-warming Once Times Thrice series proves she thrives in the light as much as the dark. Whatever your poison, what she loves most is to bring you stories that are action-packed, fast-paced and not short of heat, with the focus on character development, relationship dynamics, and the plot. She writes full-length novels and short fiction. Although quite active online, Dianna prefers the quiet company of nature and animals to the hustle and bustle of people. She loves anything paranormal (she doesn't really consider it "para"), organic food, walking barefoot, the smell of the woods after rain, and summer days. However, she is also sustained by coffee, chocolate and the occasional vodka. Having graduated from Richmond Drama School (London) in '98, she spent the next few years in a multitude of jobs (both acting and non-acting), studying anything that fascinated her, searching her soul, and finally found her passion where it had always been: at the end of a pen. She currently lives in South Hampshire (United Kingdom) with her fiancé and their daughter, where she writes full-time.