Step into a world of fairy tale and lore where hidden beneath the idyllic facade lies a darkness against which no one is safe.
In the Twelve Realms there lives a covetous man. He lurks in the shadows, intent upon stealing the essence of what sustains life: true beauty. And Princess Caityn???s beauty runs deep.
While Caityn prepares to marry her betrothed the thief schemes, hidden in the shadows, never far away from the prize of her youth and depths of eternal beauty.
But the thief???s covetous thirst for life-giving beauty is a legend long forgotten, and no one knows the true devastation his depravity will bestow. Caityn and Theiandar???s love will be tested and their lives put on the line by the quest to uncover the mystery of the curse. If the uncompromising devotion of one man is not enough, will Caityn be lost forever?