It turns out that Mara is a descendant of the rightful royal family, and she is trained in court manners, dressed appropriately, and becomes a pawn in the attempt to overthrow the current king and his sons.
Then she meets the younger prince and likes him. Mara's situation becomes more difficult as the coup will result in the death of the king, the older brother, and the young prince. Whew! That's a lot of responsibility on Mara's head.
A YA fantasy that I enjoyed while reading, but within a week couldn't remember much about it.
Read in January; blog review scheduled for March 7.
YA Fantasy. March 2, 2021. Print length: 320 pages.