THE EXCITING FIRST BOOK OF THE "JEWELS OF ILLUMINATIONS" FANTASY SERIES BY PROLIFIC AUTHOR JMD REID.
Burdened by regrets, a disgraced guard turns to a magical blade he is reluctant to wield.
Life had gone wrong for Obhin. Once a respected palace guard, now he sells his sword as a bandit. Trapped by his missteps, he has little reason for hope...
Until one young woman sees more in him.
Passionate and headstrong, Avena has no patience for bullies. Haunted by her own bleak past, the healer sees in Obhin a chance for escape...a chance for them both.
This misfit pairing must learn to trust each other as they struggle to survive in a city of poverty and vice, for dark sorcerers, underworld crime bosses, and brutal bandits scheme to destroy them.
Can they polish clean their stained souls?
Embark on a fantasy adventure rife with tension, intrigue, and deceit, centered around two flawed characters who find strength in each other, perfect for fans of Brandon Sanderson, Andy Peloquin, or Brent Weeks.