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"Nestled in the heart of the Pacific is Samoa -- a lush tropical paradise. We walk to a different drum beat. Here, ancient mythology tells of Telesā. Demon women who are guardians of Earth and gifted with the elemental powers of Air, Water and Fire. Telesā are vengeful and cruel, tales to frighten children. Or are they more than that? From Washington D.C, comes Leila, in search of family, a place to belong. Instead she finds her destiny and it threatens to tear her apart. There is the bewitching call of a Telesā sisterhood and there is Daniel. Will Leila embrace her birthright or will she choose the one who offers her his love with a crooked smile and dancing green eyes? Will Daniel be the element that gentles the fire of the Telesā? Or must love burn at the altar of the Telesā covenant? There are many different kinds of love. All of them require sacrifice. Who will give everything for the one they love?"--P.  of cover.