Arcady Morrison has been sent to Russia
on a mission to find a woman. Since Arcady is an Incubus it
shouldn’t seem too odd, however he isn’t searching for himself
but rather for his friend Fallon. The woman in question is
Fallon’s long lost cousin and they didn’t exactly part on good
terms. All Arcady knows is that she is in Russia, her
original name and that she is alive. Russia holds old enemies
for Arcady, but he has been promised clear passage to complete
his mission and the ability to leave with the woman when he
finds her. Just Arcady’s luck that not everyone got the memo
that he had permission to be there and complete his mission.
Snow is Dimitri’s enforcer and
companion. Depending on her mood she can be either
bloodthirsty killer or a playful sex kitten. Dimitri is a
demon whose area includes Russia; he is also the one who
created Snow from her previous life. Snow has alternately
enthralled, troubled and sickened Dimitri at times. Snow
rarely thinks about whom she use to be, or her life before
Dimitri. Her life with Dimitri has been the happiest she can
remember. After an argument, Snow is on her own and wondering
what to do when she finds out that Arcady is not only in
Russia but headed towards her.
Arcady and Snow have an instant
attraction even under the unusual circumstances in which they
meet. Imagine each of their surprises when Snow discovers
that she is the woman that Arcady came to Russia to find.
After negotations done as only an Incubus can, Snow agrees to
travel to Shadow Heights and meet with Fallon and his fiancé.
Snow begins to realize she is falling for Arcady, but is
afraid that if she has a spell he might turn his back on her.
When Snow is harmed while trying to get away from an attempted
and misguided kidnapping she discovers the true meaning of
love. Love that comes from a heart that knows what you are
and accepts it – not what someone wants you to be.
I have been waiting for Silk and
Steel since I closed the last page of the previous
Eververse book. My wait was well worth it and I was not
disappointed. Arcady and Snow are the main focus in this
novel – an Incubus who knows the dirty side of life along with
the sensual and a woman that has survived some of the worst
that life can throw at her and came out stronger (and more
deadly) for it. Arcady gives Snow the slow and sensual type
of love that comes from real emotional bonding. While Arcady
and Snow are the main focus, all the other characters from the
previous book are back and the Eververse saga continues to
enthrall. Once again the Price Sisters have taken their
unique world and characters and created a world that not only
pulls you in, but holds you and won’t let go until the last
page. Dark fantasy that is fulfilling, sensual and sexy at
the same time is the trademark that Stella and Audra Price
have developed superbly. I will be counting the days until
the next chapter in this universe. My advice is to have a
nice drink and curl up in a comfy chair before you start
Silk and Steel because you won’t be getting up
until it’s done.
I do feel that I should mention that
there is one scene towards the beginning that is graphic
horror in nature, but I felt it needed to be there to show
Snow’s nature – both the good and bad.