On trial for the murder of the King, Elenor and Gabriel must become allies if they want to survive. His magic is spiraling out of control, awakening a mystery hidden in the very walls of the palace. She has one month to pass her Water Rite and find a way out of the marriage her parents set up. But things are about to get much more complicated.

Between sadistic family members intent on taking Elenor’s throne, Tirit Mindel breathing down Gabriel’s neck, and a Golden Dragon appearing in the sky above the Mondaer Desert with an ominous warning, more than the Kingdom of Lirin is at stake.

If that weren’t bad enough, time is ticking down for Fedrik and Fay as well. With the desert turning against them and Daemon as a questionable new ally, figuring out how to control Fedrik’s Gift has become a matter of life and death.


Skye has only ever known pain and solitude since waking up with neither memories or magic. Hunted for being a Ruler in a time when they are scarce, she has survived in the wilds near the Rim, always on the run from the rest of her kind.

Ilyas is a hunted man. Wanted for killing the last High Queen of Vine, he is plagued by his past of wholesale slaughter.

With long-held enmities breaking out between the besieged villagers and all their lives on the line, Ilyas and Skye must learn to work together and trust each other if they want to survive.

Lies unravel and loyalties change when the chosen one dies.

Join a misfit band of heroes and villains in a story of court intrigue, meddling Gods, and unforeseen romance.

Discover the Kingdoms of Carinn, where Rifters wield powerful Magic and Mock Dragons soar in the skies. Travel with a pair of fugitives across the rain-soaked lands of Lirin all the way to the sands of the Mondaer desert. Explore the lush tropics of an island no map shows, and decide for yourself what is truth, and what is a lie.

In a world without salt, a corporation controls every grain.

When a crazy Precognizant handed Iolani Saba the coordinates to a stretch of ocean just off the Salt Spire, she should have thrown them overboard. Going there is a horrible idea. Iolani, though, is a pro at making bad decisions.

A not-so-chance encounter with escaped salt slave Adavera launches them on a path to forsake all that they know and dare to take on the cruel Corporation.