A mute and a slave, Clara's life extends no further than the castle kitchens and their garden. However, she carries within herself a precious gift: the ability to see the future.
When a vision prompts her to prevent a murder, Clara is shoved not only into the intrigues of the nobility, but also into a civil war. As events unfold, and she begins to unearth chilling secrets about the war and her supposed friends.
Driven to learn the truth, Clara embarks on a journey that takes her from her beloved mountains to the very Capital itself, Bertrand. There, she is confronted by an evil as old as the mountains--and it's using her anger and prejudices against her. If she is not careful, not only will the entire nation be lost, but Clara's own soul as well.
Suzanna J. Linton grew up in the Lowcountry of South Carolina, surrounded by books, legends, and tall tales. It's little wonder that she grew up wanting to be a storyteller in her own right.
After graduating Francis Marion University with a degree in professional writing, Linton bounced from job to job until she settled into the life of an indie author. She continues to live in South Carolina with her husband and their assorted pets.
This book grabbed me from the start to the finish. I am not a fan of medieval books but I really enjoyed the characters and the story line of this one. I love that Clara stays strong and true and even in the end doesn't give up on finding out who she is and where she comes from. This is the first I have read from this writer but this book has me running to the 2nd book of the series. I can't wait to read more! -- Teri Hicks, Amazon Reviewer