In the distant past, the preeminent Healer among humanity selects his new apprentice. Her name is Alcestis, a young slave girl who’s about to embark on the journey of a lifetime.
In the present, Gloria Espino’s biotech research has been stolen, and the thief is now threatening her life. She turns to her boyfriend, Cullen Stewart, for help. He doesn’t take the threat seriously, though, and he’s off to Europe on vacation.
In Sicily, Cullen learns of the order of Healers and his own startling place in that ancient sect. He also learns that Gloria is in mortal danger. He and the spirit of Alcestis must now work together to save his girlfriend. Will their combined strength be enough, or will Cullen lose the woman he loves?
This novella is a paranormal urban fantasy.