'When a fire is deliberately lit in the city of Quentaris, Nisha Fairsight and her minstrel friend Tal investigate and soon uncover a plot threatening its inhabitants. Adding to the city’s woes is the threat of invasion from the vicious, insect-like Zolka, who are making it even more dangerous than usual to pass through the rift caves.
'Nisha must discover her fire-magic heritage and her place in Quentaris. Will she be able to save the city and her friends?' (Publication summary)