When he came to, his cousin was gone. Apple’s the exclusive publisher here. It needs to provide free ISBNs to its authors. If Smashwords can afford to do it, so can Apple. Percell, who twelve years prior was lovers and partners with Roarke for nearly a year, is in town to break up Eve and Roarke and win him for herself. Now someone’s done the same to her, literally—with a knife to the brachial artery.