by Quinn Loftis
SynopsisSince the dawn of time, Brudair, otherwise known as the Sandman to the world, has faithfully lived out his purpose, faithfully performed his duties. He has never questioned his lot among the immortals, until now, until her. Sarah Serenity Tillman, a consummate beauty both inside and out, is a high school senior five months from her graduation. She has great plans, dreams of leaving the small town of her childhood behind her forever. But destiny has other plans, and it’s the Sandman’s job to make sure those plans are fulfilled.
The tall muscular Sandman, known as Dair to his friends, dressed in black, wrapped in shadows, is more than a myth. And he has a job to do. His very existence makes him a creature of the night, because dreams, (yes the legends got that part right), were indeed his specialty. But his purpose was more than just weaving dreams for sleeping children. No, his dreams were made to influence, made to ensure that certain special individuals, those individuals who would change the course of history, actually accepted their chosen destiny.
Little does Serenity know that she is Dair’s next assignment. And the dream that he weaves for her, if she follows its influence, will change the course of, not only her life, but possibly the whole of history as well. But she isn’t the only one being influenced. The beauty inside of her was weighing on the Sandman, lighting up the darkness that was his constant companion. Her light was warmth, it was life, and he didn’t understand how he had survived the previous millennia without it.
The Sandman was indeed greater than anything humans had ever imagined, and his purpose was vital to the course of history. So what happens when the weaver of dreams gets so distracted by a mere human that he ignores his own duties in the immortal realm? How can an immortal who was never meant to have a mate, join a young woman in her destiny without irrevocably changing the lives of millions and potentially altering history in a way the Creator never intended?
My Review ❈❈❈❈❈
This was an absolutely beautiful story from beginning to end! Certainly changed my view on the Sandman. He’s actually starring in my dreams now instead of creating them! Brudair has the whole mysterious, other-worldly, sexiness goin’ on. And even though he’s a little dark by nature, he has a wonderful heart and cares deeply for those few that are close to him. Serenity is such a pure and lovely soul. She is so honest and caring; she would do anything to help others. And like Dair, once you enter her circle of close friends, she is fiercely protective and loving. There are several other amazing characters that will steal your heart, then of course there are a couple that will make you want to poke their eyes out with a spork but you gotta have a villain in there somewhere! I love the whole story of how the Sandman works and the beings he gets to work with. This book brought me tears of sadness but also tears of joy and a warm heart. I will be anxiously awaiting more of this story!
Quinn lives in beautiful NW Arkansas with her husband, 2 sons, Doberman and cat (who thinks she is a ninja in disguise). She is beyond thankful that she has been blessed to be able to write full time and hopes the readers know how much all of their support means to her. Some of her hobbies include reading, exercising, crochet, and spending time with family and friends. She gives all credit of her success to God because he gave her the creative spirit and vivid imagination it takes to write.