is the last of Clan Heit's witches. She has always used her powers
for healing and is still learning to perfect her craft, when her
father is killed in battle. She and her mother go to live with her
uncle and life continues to change for Ciannait. Her mother soon
joins her husband across the bridge of death, leaving Ciannait in
the care of her Cousin Una and at the mercy of her Uncle.
he decrees she is to be married, Ciannait is not pleased. She has
not the time or the inclination to marry. She must fulfill the vow
of revenge she made after her father's death. When it becomes known
her uncle instigated the fatal attack against her father in a raid
and then slowly poisoned her mother, she is stunned. After meeting
her betrothed, she finds herself falling in love with him and then
she discovers Lorcan's father is the warrior who slain her father.
She wonders how much her soon-to-be husband knew of the attack and
if it will bode well for a lifetime of marriage.
knows he loves Ciannait; he knew it from the first moment he laid
eyes on her. Can the love he feels overcome a web of guilt? Will
his bride forgive him for being the son of a killer and for not
stopping the slaying of her father and the destruction of her family
home? As she spends time in his home before their marriage, he comes
to the realization that his future bride is much more than he bargained
Carman has brewed a fantasia of love in Never To Love. She
adds additional conflict to the mix when Ciannait bands together
with kin and spirits to save Lorcan. A wonderful blend of love and