Otec thought destiny forgot him.
The only shepherd in a family of warriors, Otec returns to his clan to find all the men gone to war. Cut off from the help of the other clans and dodging raiders, he must become the warrior he was never meant to be.
There is a price for touching the fairy’s dark magic - a price Ilyenna will pay if she is to save her people from the invaders coming over the mountains. But as winter’s chill freezes her heart and soul, will she be able to hold onto love to keep her humanity?
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The fairies must never know of Nelay’s sight, for the attention of such dark and terrible creatures brings more things dark and terrible. But when Nelay's father is near death, the fairies are the only ones who can save him. If she'll return the favor someday.
As the daughter of the winter queen, the silence and never-ending dark of winter are all Elice has ever known. So when a whaling ship crashes just offshore, she doesn't hesitate to rescue the lone survivor, Adar. She must keep him hidden from her mother, for if the Winter queen discovers him trespassing, she’ll kill him.