Under the Bright Water by Beth Madden
Series: Treading Twisted Lines with Darren, Maddi, and Kai, Book 2.
Approx. 14,960 words.
Published on October 26, 2012.
Young traveller Kai has spent years in search of salvation, a cure for his debilitating curse. When he discovers the cleansing Bright Water and is taken in by the kind priests who keep it, blessings soon become blights as Kai sinks in his crushing need for purity, and discovers the shattering truth behind his curse.