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Prequel to Firelight.
After a fire consumes the Ellis family fortune, the beautiful and resourceful Miranda finds herself faced with an impossible dilemma: enter a life of petty crime or watch her family succumb to poverty. But once her fiancé learns of her descent into danger—and of the strange, new powers she's discovered—saving her family may come at the high price of her heart.
When Lord Benjamin Archer's one chance for redemption is destroyed by corrupt London antiquarian Hector Ellis, he vows to take what Ellis values most—his daughter Miranda. Forced to hide his face behind masks, Archer travels the world hoping to escape the curse that plagues him so that he can finally claim his prize.
But once Archer returns home to London, will it be revenge he seeks? Or will the flame-haired beauty ignite new, undeniable desires?
After reading a book that you loved what do you wish for? Just a little bit more, a new view on some of the characters, a look at events to fill in the blanks, or even a little sneak peek at the next book. Ember has all of that.
Ember is a well-written short that is a great companion to Firelight. It is listed as 0.5 for the Darkest London series, but truly works best as 1.5. You get to see detail on some of the scenes the characters “remember” in book one. You also end up gaining an appreciation for some of the secondary characters and also a glimpse into the depth of Archers feelings.
What’s not to love about that! If you are a fan of this new series this is a must read. If you haven’t started this series yet start with book one and you will appreciate Ember even more.
Rating: 4 Wines, Just a taste to make you want more!