A war-ravaged continent. An epic battle for power. An endless chain of betrayals .
In her quest for dominance, Teodora will destroy everything in her path.
Kendryk and Gwynneth enjoy their reunion and look to the future, laying plans to regain their home. But all their hopes rest on King Lennart's invasion.
Determined to overthrow Teodora and everything she stands for, Lennart finds himself thwarted by an unlikely opponent as he gathers allies. While he struggles to gain the upper hand, Teodora must repay a debt which will alter her life forever.
Unmoored in his grief, Braeden risks everything in an ill-fated bid for revenge; Anton struggles to make a new life for himself while forced to fight for the enemy; and Elektra gathers her forces, determined to be Empress someday— if she can survive long enough.
The Desolate Empire, Christina Ochs' epic fantasy series, continues in Book 3: Hammer of the Gods.
Book One: Rise of the Storm
Book Two: Valley of the Shadow
Book Three: Hammer of the Gods
Book Four: Winter of the Wolf
Book Five: Fall of the Titan
Finale: Blood of the Empire
Prequel: The Forsaken Crown