My thanks tosite. Maria's novel Touch of Fire is due out May 20, 2008 from Samhain Publishing.for mentioning Patricia's Vampire Notes on her
Synopsis: Earth is a fusion of culture, language and religion, and the world is divided between plainfolk and the fae, Elemental mages who are born with the ability to manipulate one of the four great elements, earth, air, fire and water. The technology of the old world has been extinct for centuries. One man dares to resurrect it. And only one woman can stop him.