Miriam Forster offers a prequel to her popular City Of A Thousand Gods that answers many questions from her first novel but it also stands alone. Here heroine Mara is a body guard, a choice she made to atone for her actions. She was cast out from her family and trained into an elite group the Order of Khatar who protect others.
She soon guards a noble girl in the capitol of the empire. Yet the Imperial city is more dangerous than she bargained for and her friends try to protect her from danger. In this city lies are currency and a deadly plot is being unleashed that will shake the society to the core. Mara will need skills she learned in her village as well as those of a bodyguard. This is an epic fantasy that will keep you enrapt.