In a country protected from invasion by a vicious, magical sea, a customs agent's longing for illegal magic may destroy her career, her friendships, her family, and her entire nation. Lucy Trenton, a distant member of the royal Rampling family, becomes embroiled in blackmail and treason. Her only hope for escape lies in the rogue ship captain, Marten Thorpe. But Marten has dangerous secrets of his own . . .
Diana gives an overview of the book:
"There were some days that deserved to be be drowned at birth and everyone sent back to bed with a hot brandy, a box of chocolates and a warm, energetic companion. Today was without question one of those days."
I've been a storyteller since I can remember. I didn't start writing any of my stories down until I went to college. I have always told broad, sprawling, epic stories and I love magic. I love its possibilities, the way the lens of fantasy can expose who we are. I love courage...