Slave Empire III - The Shrike by T C Southwell
Series: Slave Empire, Book 3.
Approx. 86,610 words.
Published on February 23, 2011.
The Shrike’s mystery has protected him for decades, but now Rayne knows the truth, and she longs for more from her gentle, but aloof husband. If she leaves his protection and the Atlanteans discover his secret, he will die and his empire will fall… Before it does, however, the Slave Empire will exact the most terrible retribution, and even the Atlantean Empire will not withstand its wrath…