Lucas Black may have lost his wife only
five years earlier, but it seemed he had been mourning for
longer. Although he was a warlock, and gifted with powers
that made him a legend, he hadnít been able to prevent her
death. So he had left Leto Island with his daughter and
lived on Earth, forsaking magic.
Magic wasnít something that he could
escape. His daughter was coming into her own powers, and he
was dreaming of a woman. Lucas had no intention of starting
a new relationship, but he knew it was time to return to
Leto Island, if only for a week, to allow Erin to experience
the annual Halloween Festival. He hadnít counted on Erinís
complete joy at the experience, nor of meeting Ashley
Stevens, the woman whose spirit he had met in his dreams.
It would be a time of healing, for them
Bewitched By Fate is a
poignant story of a man finally allowing the pain of his
loss to be set aside. Lucas had focused so much on forgoing
magic that he had almost lost sight of the fact that Erin
needed to learn and experience her own powers. Ashley is
the perfect woman in helping Lucas come to terms with this.
Although I found the romance touching, the focus of the
story truly is Lucasí acceptance of the past and his
decision to start living for the future. Still, it was an