Audra runs away from her family and friends because she can’t control the powers that she received when she was possessed by the phoenix. The phoenix was the only way to save Audra from dying. The phoenix tells her that Cain and the demon possessing him can help her by taking her to see the guardians. The guardians think they’ve rid Audra of the phoenix, but they just made it easier for Audra to control.
Cain and Audra head home, only to find that her mother and her son have been kidnapped. Cain goes to rescue them, not knowing that Audra is right behind him. Audra Manages to get her mother and her son to safety and return to help Cain fight Jacen, who’s been possessed by X, and his uncle. Jacen/X is killed and Cain’s uncle gets away.
I liked the story, probably would’ve been better if I’d read the first 2 books in the series. At the time though, I didn’t realize it was the third book. Ashlynn Monroe weaves a fantastic story.
Audra Jacobs finds herself alone and uncertain, her overwhelming power keeping her from her family, and her lover. The mysterious Phoenix has revealed things about her power that she can’t believe are true, yet she was brought back from the dead for a reason, she just doesn’t fully know what it is yet. How can she be a hero when her life is falling apart? Could she even accept being normal again if she’s given the chance?
Cain Maddox loves Audra—the demon living inside of him loves her, too. The Phoenix within her wants to keep them apart, but he’s determined to save her—again. When a higher power gives him an ultimatum, Cain has to choose between Audra and his freedom. Their enemy is closing in, and hurting the innocent people who love her. Who can a hero call when he needs a hero? How can Cain keep her safe when he can’t even touch her?