Power and fear.
Murder and sacrifice.
Family and justice.
Edward is a tenacious young man bent on avenging his father’s murder. If only he had a workable plan for how to go about it!
Hector is a prince and the heir-apparent to the throne. His secret knowledge won’t let him smile.
Morcar is a king with an interest in poison. He’s terrified someone will use it on him one day.
Eleanor is a queen who dearly loves her two daughters. What will happen when she gives birth to her next child?
Step into the ninth century, and explore a world where kings have the God-ordained duty to punish murderers, a woman barters her own self-worth to protect her children, and the apathetic, do-nothing crown prince is much more than he seems.