Marja was born a child of the fens, young, beautiful, and free. Her days were spent working with her poor family and communing with the ethereal olfs – the playful spirits of the land – until Lexander, a procurer for the pleasure house of Vidaris, comes to her small village and purchases her from her father.
At Vidaris, Marja is schooled as a slave in the arts of seduction and carnal delight – and discovers her nature as a true submissive. But when Lexander grants Marja her freedom, she finds herself swept away in a torrent of betrayal and intrigue that threatens her beloved land. And Marja will have to use all her strength, skills, and cunning to survive in the war that is about to engulf them all.
Susan Wright (born 1963) writes science fiction novels and nonfiction books on art and popular culture. New York City is her home, where she lives with her husband Kelly Beaton. After graduating from Arizona State University in 1986, Susan moved to Manhattan to get her masters in Art History from New York University's Institute of Fine Arts. Susan is the Founder and Spokesperson for the National Coalition for Sexual Freedom, a national organization committed to protecting freedom of sexual expression among consenting adults.
Susan Wright is the author of several Star Trek universe novels, among them The Best and The Brightest, Violations, Sins of Commission, One Small Step, and The Tempest. She is also known as an author of ... (more)