A land of summer... A human child... A dangerous test.
Fer is the Lady of the Summerlands - a magical realm on the other side of the Way.
But Fer is also just a girl. There are many in the lands who think she should return to her own world.
To prove herself, Fer must face the toughest contest of her life against leaders with powers far greater than her own. And if she loses, she risks plunging her beloved lands back into a terrible darkness...
An action-packed adventure through a land of wonder, mystery and danger.
Sarah Prineas is the author of the Magic Thief series. She holds a Ph.D in English Literature and teaches seminars on fantasy and science fiction literature. She lives in Iowa City with her family.