Lady of the Ascendant by Rohana Darlington
Approx. 155,460 words.
Published on October 15, 2012.
In a time of bloody revolution a woman betrayed holds a deadly secret. Sarah Astbury is unjustly accused of her unfaithful husband Matthias’s murder. To escape hanging she must prove who really killed him. In desperation she turns to the divinatory art of astrology, said to be able to answer ‘all manner of questions.’ Surrounded by powerful and dangerous enemies, will Sarah find a way to survive?