Warrior Alyssa ana’Raisa would do anything to protect her home, the Fells, and her legacy. But as a prisoner of Empress Celestine, Lyss is forced to turn her fearsome talents as an army commander against her beloved homeland. Refusal would swiftly lead to her death, and her death would end the Gray Wolf line. In Lyss’s absence, Fellsmarch Castle swarms with intrigue, deception, and a primordial threat. Destin Karn, a southern spymaster with a hidden agenda of his own, might be the queendom’s only hope of defeating the forces aligned against the Seven Realms… as well as the enemies within the castle. Secrets are revealed, old betrayals exposed, and the bonds of blood and friendship tested as this final installment of the Shattered Realms series stampedes to its breathtaking conclusion.
Meet the Author
Cinda Williams Chima nearly failed first grade because she was always daydreaming instead of listening. By junior high, she got in trouble for writing novels in class. Yet the magic of books took her from first grade failure to first generation college graduate to college professor to New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of YA Fantasy novels. Her books include the Seven Realms, Heir Chronicles, and Shattered Realms series. Her next project marries Norse mythology and witchcraft with her usual mingle of magic, swordplay, romance and cut-throat politics. Visit her at cindachima.com.