Fifteen-year-old Esma Onates, a sword-trained merchant’s daughter isn’t looking to be saved, she’s determined to save herself. But Esma’s father’s untimely death has turned her into a pawn. Fleeing an arranged marriage which would mean the loss of her inheritance, Esma inadvertently steals an enchanted necklace. When the spell breaks, it releases a mysterious young noble who’s lost his memory: Tirran, Prince of Iragane, who is cursed by a body-swapping sorcery.
Using the forbidden magic of ancestral keys and relying on the power behind Esma’s religion, together Esma and Tirran must stand against those who threaten their birthrights and save the kingdom from the ruthless wizard who’s killed the King. But first they have to capture the imposter prince.