Plain, pragmatic, and sharp-tongued, Foss Butcher thinks that magic is for the frivolous idiots that populate her village, not for her. She couldn’t care less when the sorceresses come to town to harvest their hearts—she would never be taken in by that folly.
Until she meets one magic-worker whose powerful hold over her sends her on a journey across the kingdom and into darkness, political intrigue, and pain.
Turns out anyone’s heart can be stolen. But can it be retrieved?