Darker Still is the first novel in the Magic Most Foul Series by Leanna Renee Hieber. The full review can be found at my blog: http://whatsbeyondforks.blogspot.com/2011/12/book-review-barker-still-by-leanna.html
I stood on the shore, my toes burried in the sand and face to the breeze. It was beutiful. I closed my eyes and breathed in the salty sea air. I wanted to stay here forever. My little paridice. When I oppened my eyes oncemore, there was o rahing waves or blue sky. No, only a stone wall and soft blur light. Trapped.