Book 2 in a series.
Surprisingly good, given the heavy-dreck romance slant of the book jacket. My excuse for borrowing it was, um… lack of time before a long weekend.
Reminded me a little of J. Carey.
Good world-building, magic, and pantheon.
The theme seems to be that our heroine Wildfire attracts the notice/favour of a different god in each book. This time through, she’s hit by lightning, and spends a lot of the book speaking through serious aphasia. Nicely written, that.
The steaminess does not kick in until a lot later in the book.
I think I will track down the other books.