The final book of The Healer's Trilogy (The Healer's Legacy, The Matriarch's Devise) by Sharon Skinner, author of Collars and Curses and Supernal Dawn.
You are who you are because of your choices, Heresta’s voice whispered in her head. You cannot walk another’s path.
With the Matriarch dead and Eilar’s protective barriers devastated, Kira’s homeland is at risk. Amid the resulting aftermath of fear and insecurity, mounting tensions cause a rift in the Eilaran leadership.
Against the ruling council’s will, Kira embarks upon a hazardous quest to discover the workings of her mad half-brother Kavyn’s shattered focus stone.
But will the strange stone turn out to be a boon for the imperiled land, or unleash a bane that will ultimately destroy Kira and the land and people she is determined to save?