Shelley Holmes was accustomed to the bizarre Such phenomena as werewolves and vampires held no surprises for her But in all her years of investigating the paranormal, she had never run across a case like this one Beautiful Arielle Blaylock was a proper Victorian miss by day, but a daring wanton by night In her dreams she seemed to enter another life, one where sorcery and sensuality held sway But how was it possible that the happenings of that shadow world were beginning to manifest themselves in reality What was the significance of the Egyptian cat amulet she wore at her throat And of the two mystical beings who fought to seduce her, which was destined to be her lover the creature of light or the one of darkness As her midnight wanderings became ever alluring, Arielle found herself lost in a maze of danger and desire where one misstep might mean the end of love and life.