Books The Cursed by Alyssa Day Paperback, 293 pages, Berkley Pub Group, List Price: $7.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe CursedAuthorAlyssa Day Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary An original member of the League of the Black Swan, Manhattan investigator Luke Oliver is drawn back into his own cursed past while working for a new client, which places the life of the only woman he has ever loved in great danger. Genres: Romance Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about The Cursed Critics' Lists: Summer 2013 Love's Better In Books: 5 Romantic Summer Reads July 5, 2013 Romance author Eloisa James picks five sweet summer reads that turn trauma into romantic triumph. Whether you've been jilted at the altar, humiliated in the school paper or just plain rejected, James says you'll find these books "as healing as ice cream."