Fantasy for Teens and Young Adults
The Nian land is changing. When the land changes, enemies come. The Lizia have not come for ages. No one alive has ever seen one. Some no longer believe the Histories. But the signs say IT IS TIME.
Misidentified by invading soldiers as a servant girl, Lady Jalani Havarna is passed over during the massacre of her lord father, lady mother, and lord brother. Determined to prove she is not worthless or helpless, she fights for the right to train as an elite Talyn'ain bodyguard and for respect from others, but in the anonymity of a new life with her guardian family, she is ever fearful the murderers will realize their oversight and come looking for her.