Murder, mystery and magic…topped with assassins and romance and Cypress has a guaranteed bestseller!! Readers will be ensnared from the first page. Ileni is losing her magic and that means losing her status as the renegade sorcerers’ most powerful rising star, the boy she loves and her purpose in life. Giving up on life she volunteers to leave her home to teach sorcery to the assassins deep within the mountains. She doesn’t expect to come out alive. The last two teachers sent were murdered. Her only hope is that before she too is killed is that she will discover who is behind the murders of the previous tutors. This is a well written engaging story that lovers of fantasy will devour.