An intriguing story, engagingly told. Who would have thought a goblin could make such a compelling hero? Darkly Celtic, richly imagined, this is paranormal romance at its best." , Juliet Marillier, award-winning author of Daughter of the ForestOnce upon a time ? A man was cursed to the Shadowlands, his heart replaced with a cold lump of gold. In legends, he became known asthe Goblin King.For a favored few he will grant a wish. Yet, desperately clinging to his waning human soul, his own desire remains unfulfilled: a willing Queen.But who would consent to move from the modern-day world into the realm of nightmares? No matter how intoxicating his touch, no matter how deep his valor, loving him is dangerous. And the one woman who might dare to try could also destroy him forever."