'As the new Jarl of Brica, Brenna's leadership has been tested as she tries to unite the people of Birca with its newest residents - the army of the fallen Sigurd the Black. But enemies both within and beyond her borders want vengeance for the warlord's death.
'Brenna's attention is focused on her people and the impending war, and Vali struggles to find his place in her world. Especially as Sigurd's former general has become Brenna's most trusted confidante and ally. Will Vali ever truly have her heart?
'With war looming and Vali out of reach, Brenna discovers a secret that has been kept from her all her life. The prophecy bestowed on her by the gods takes on a whole new meaning - one that will threaten everyone and everything she loves.'
Source: Publisher's blurb.