From the Publisher
The "New York Times"?bestselling author presents her latest Arcane
Society novel and introduces the first book in the Dreamlight
Trilogy?the story of a curse that spans generations, and the love
that can heal it. . . .
More than three centuries ago, Nicholas Winters irrevocably
altered his genetic makeup in an obsessionfueled competition with
alchemist and Arcane Society founder Sylvester Jones. Driven to
control their psychic abilities, each man's decision has
reverberated throughout the family line, rewarding some with powers
beyond their wildest dreams, and cursing others to a life filled
with madness and hallucinations.
Jack Winters, descendant of Nicholas, has been experiencing
nightmares and blackouts?just the beginning, he believes?of the
manifestation of the Winters family curse. The legend says that he
must find the Burning Lamp or risk turning into a monster. But he
can't do it alone; he needs the help of a woman with the gift to
read the lamp's dreamlight.
Jack is convinced that private investigator Chloe Harper is that
woman. Her talents for finding objects and accessing dream energy
are what will save him, but their sudden and powerful sexual pull
threatens to overwhelm them both. Danger surrounds them, and it
doesn't take long for Chloe to pick up the trail of the missing
lamp. And as they draw closer to the lamp, the raw power that
dwells within it threatens to sweep them into a hurricane of
About the Author
Romance author Jayne Ann Krentz was born in Borrego Springs, California on March 28, 1948. She received a B.A. in history from the University of California at Santa Cruz and a Masters degree in library science from San Jose State University. Before becoming a full-time author, she worked as a librarian. She has written under seven different names: Jayne Bentley, Amanda Glass, Stephanie James, Jayne Taylor, Jayne Castle, Amanda Quick and Jayne Ann Krentz. Her first book, Gentle Pirate, was published in 1980 under the name Jayne Castle. She currently uses only three personas to represent her three specialties. She uses the name Jayne Ann Krentz for her contemporary pieces, Amanda Quick for her historical fiction pieces, and Jayne Castle for her futuristic pieces. She has received numerous awards for her work including the 1995 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Trust Me, the 2004 Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice Award for Falling Awake, the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award, the Romantic Times Jane Austen Award, and the Susan Koppelman Award for Feminist Studies for Dangerous Men and Adventurous Women: Romance Writers on the Appeal of the Romance.
Published: June 10, 2011
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0399155961
ISBN - 13: 9780399155963