Rachel Adams has a secret while the other girls in Baalboden sew dresses and obey their male Protectors, Rachel knows how to survive in the wilderness and deftly wield a sword. When her father, Jared, fails to return from a courier mission and is declared dead, the city's brutal Commander assigns Rachel a new Protector, her father's apprentice.
Author: C.J. Redwine
Age: 14 years and up
Format: 408 pages, Soft cover
Editorial: Harper Collins Publishers