A Cassandra Farbanks Novel, Book 8
Among the bright costumes and masks of the Venetian Carnival dark threats are lurking. When an attempt is made on her life, Cassandra is drawn into the conflict between undead factions and a plot to extort a vampire prince. However, with her father tracking her magic, she swears off using it for fear of being taken. Relying on her wits, she must discover who her enemies are in order to advert tragedy. But when the chips are down and magic is the only way, will she have the strength to sacrifice herself to save innocent lives? Can she escape the consequences? Or is fate a force too powerful to deny?