A city in ruin.
A forest filled with secrets.
One girl with the power to change it all.
Trapped in a mundane existence in the heart of a deadly forest, Ela often imagined what life must be like away from the trees. A world without rules and restrictions, with the freedom to do anything. She’d be safe from the ever-lurking threat of the Bowen Elders, the men who seemed so determined to hurt her best friend, Caden.
And then Caden found the map. A map that would lead them straight into the city of Ezeth.
Ela thought all her problems would be solved if she could just make her way into the city, but the outside world is nothing like she imagined. It’s filled with hidden dangers, dark magic, and secrets. Secrets about her past. And if she can't uncover the truth before it’s too late, her past could lead to the downfall of the once-great city, especially if she can’t find a way to stop the dark power rising inside the castle before it’s too late…