AGUAS MANSAS, PUERTO RICO - AUGUST 2004
In ELENA PEREIRA’S barrio, many believe in the paranormal. Elena, only nineteen, knows better. Séances, premonitions, dreams, and the like is hogwash.
Enter FEDERICO DE SANTOS, who is obsessed with Elena.
VOICES AT THE MOUNT
“Elena, don’t fight him. Calm down." Was that Grandmother's voice I heard in night's void? "You can free yourself.”
“Oh, God, I promised I’d wait until sunrise to take her.” A man gasped his breath fire in the hollow of my neck. “Forgive my carnal desires, Lord. I must touch her once again.”
Federico lays vanquished by the foot of Christ’s cross at the Mount.
DESTINY - NEW YORK CITY - LABOR DAY 2004
Meet NICHOLAS STRAITE. Only thirty, he's a well-known neurosurgeon.He's a man of secrets. Two women hurt him deeply. About them, he rarely speaks. But he does seek a woman to heal his soul. Then he meets Elena. He’s found her, but she has other plans—to become a pediatrician. No one will stop her.
Nicholas is set on gaining her love. The chase begins. Elena fears him, but doesn’t know why. Despite this, she hungers for the ecstasy he promises when their eyes cross. The night comes when desire overcomes all. At last, he is hers. Is he? What evil force rules their relationship behind the scenes?
Prepare to be surprised.
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