Rachel Hartman creates a world rich in magical fantasy. Dragons are a key part of society working side by side with humans. Yet mixed race offspring are a deadly secret to be kept hidden at any cost. Seraphina is a new member of the royal court and a gifted musician. When a member of the royal family is murdered Seraphina helps investigate.
Prince Lucien complicates her choices as she grows to like him more than she should. The 40 year peace between dragons and humans is threatened. This is a story that young and old fantasy readers should enjoy.