A Novel of the Unbound Realms

A world born of merged realities, turbulent and jagged and overrun with monsters...a woman infected with unruly magic, unknowingly using her soul to find love...


Without warning, the magical realms of dreams and nightmares collapsed upon us, shredding our safe existence. A violent civil war erupted between a ruthless queen seeking revenge and a dark prince collecting power, leaving a broken world of stunted magic, fantastical creatures, chaos, and a drug called Undertow.

Dragon was sold by her mother to a shady clinic that altered her, leaving her mostly human and able to fix the flaws in people. Her “gift” infuses her with life-changing confidence as well as an unnatural euphoria…but also is literally killing her, slicing her soul bit by bit to nourish her fixes. Worse, the power fueling these transformations appears to be overtaking Dragon's body, turning her thoughts and actions towards savagery and murder.

When she meets Fel, a banished fae warrior suffering from PTSD, she’s instantly drawn to him, the one man who doesn’t need her to fix him. Is it his addiction to Undertow, or is it something else? Whatever the answer, Dragon dives right into a steamy affair—love optional…or so she thinks.

But all is not what it seems with Dragon’s adoptive family. When she chooses Fel, the love and acceptance she’s found in this patchwork household is threatened, unleashing a devastating secret that could deliver Dragon into the hands of the two most powerful and deadly creatures in the world.


As betrayal from friends and frenemies alike dog their every step, Fel and Dragon find themselves in the middle of a centuries-old blood feud that will change the course of their lives, bringing them closer to love—and death—than they ever imagined.


Praise for Undertow!

"Joss Dey has created a mythical world all her own. It is rare that an author can pull me in so deeply and quickly. She has a melting pot of different mythical characters and it works!"

-Tall Stacks of Books


"This book is gritty, intelligent and layered. The author has created a world with diverse, rich, interesting characters (some familiar, some new to me) who simultaneously drew me in and then made me squirm. They also made me laugh, a lot. Her description of the addiction process is raw and real, making it easy for us, as readers to be sympathetic with our heroine and hero as they find each other and try to save themselves in the midst of a world that has both literally and figuratively collapsed around them."

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