Marina is the cherished daughter of the wealthy Saverson family, practitioners of Elemental Magic. But all is not well in this elegant, aristocratic household. Evil portents have warned her father that Marina will be killed before her eighteenth birthday—by the hand of her own aunt. And no one is sure id the family magic is powerful enough to overturn the prophesy.
“Putting a fresh face to a well-loved fairytale is not an easy task, but it is one that seems effortless to the prolific Lackey, best known for her Valdemar series (Arrows of the Queen, etc.).” —Publishers Weekly
“YAs who liked fairy tales as kids will enjoy Lackey’s spin on an old favorite.” —School Library Journal