In the territory of Ixia the government maintains control through the Code of Behaviour, forbidding the practice of magic, but danger lurks in mysterious places…Imprisoned for murder Yelena Zaltana’s punishment is death, until she is reprieved – for a price.
As the Commander of Ixia’s food taster she will risk assassination from poison daily, a position she would be a fool to refuse… In a world where magic equals death and freedom is for the lucky few, survival is all Yelena has and the battle for her life has just begun.
This is a brilliant and thoughtful action packed novel. It has all the elements of intrigue, suspense and fantasy rolled into one. It is binge worthy reading.