On the run from assassins and kidnappers, Octavia Leander struggles to understand the changing nature of her healing magic and becomes more embroiled in the royal tragedy that has devastated her country for decades.
Fran Wilde is an author and technology consultant. Her first novel, UPDRAFT, debuts from Tor in September 2015. Her short stories appear in Asimov’s, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and Tor.com. She also produces Cooking the Books.