The Heart of BetrayalThe Remnant Chronicles Series
Mary E. Pearson
A young woman and her love interest are held captive in a barbarian kingdom with slim chances of escape. To save her life, the young woman's former assassin claims she has a magical power, attracting the attention of the kingdom's leader. As the young woman struggles with her shattered beliefs and newfound knowledge about the true nature of the kingdom, she must make tough choices that affect not only herself but also her country and its people.