By Sherwood Smith
A deathbed promise to their father sends a bold woman and her brother off to battle. packed with intrigue, romance, and magic, this spellbinding novel is a dramatic coming-of-age tale a few lady who rises from impoverished beginnings to take command of her personal destiny. “Smith tells a fast-moving story of experience, intrigue, and honor, with Mel a likable heroine and a full of life narrator.”--Booklist
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