Scorched: A Soul in Ashes Prequel (Soul in Ashes Prequel)
Shauna E. Black
When her betrothed leads her down the dark path of forbidden magic, Alswyn must decide where her loyalties lie. Will she serve the goddess of destruction, or save her people from a fate worse than death?
Alswyn has a secret. Not the secret her family believes she hordes. Under the tutelage of Cynet, her betrothed, Alswyn is learning the ways of dark magic. But when Cynet’s designs on the throne put her family and her people at risk, Alswyn must decide whether to stand beside him as his queen, or betray him and suffer the dire consequences.