Keeper of the Flame (Book 1 of the Tapestry Series) by A. J. Rand
Approx. 101,660 words.
Published on October 24, 2011.
With the war in Mikaelia over, Jarnell runs from her family's wishes for her marriage with companions Dekion & Sari-tah. They stumble upon the lost land of Draecus and now must stay alive long enough for the portals to open again and allow them passage home, while Jarnell fights the desire to stay in the arms of Daedic, the only man to ever bring the flames of passion to her body, mind, and soul.