Rae Carter recognizes raw talent when she sees it. And young Josh Carter ranks top of the line—Adonis in flesh, innocent and angry. So what if his security rating flashes high risk. So what if he radiates luminosity. He’s the kind of man her clients love.If Rae is anything, she’s a consummate business woman. Since her first pleasure house opened in 2052, the franchise has grown exponentially. At the threshold of international expansion, Rae seizes a moment of bittersweet satisfaction in the arms of this reluctant young lover.Josh’s interview session leaves them both stunned. She never expected to be pulled into an emotional crisis. He never expected to sacrifice his virginity to the whore queen topping the Brotherhood’s hit list. Can he survive here long enough to carry out his mission?Lu watches Rae dabble with this kid, infuriated at her stubborn refusal to examine the facts. Surely her psionic powers reveal the kid’s infection. The House of Rae isn’t just about women and sex. It’s about securing the flow of pleasure energy holding back the tide of brown death. He’s got to hang on long enough to save what they’ve built together.The House of Rae series plunges deep into a near-future world of religious terrorism, legalized prostitution, and a spreading plague. Backed by governments desperate in the face of water shortages and rampant fire, psions organize energy grids to distribute the healing effects of pleasure energy harvested from dance centers and sex houses. Fighting back, a brotherhood of zealots sets their plan in motion.