Fast Fiction Paranormal - quick reads to transport you to another world Every winter solstice, white witch Ananda must steal a beating heart to replenish her power. But years of feeding on other people's passions have left her hopelessly lovesick—without anyone to love. Ananda knows there's one heart that can quell these unrequited desires…if she can claim it before her strength runs out. Half-human, half-demon, Vashon reaps lost souls for a living. He can't imagine what a witch would want with his black, unfeeling heart. But he's not about to give in—to Ananda's beauty, or to her fearsome magic. Vashon is desperate to experience love, and Ananda's passionate soul is ripe for the reaping.