Our heroes are scattered and chaos reigns as the land is carved by war. The second book in The Smoke Thieves series by Sally Green.
The first book in a new fantasy series set against a backdrop of warring kingdoms and mysterious magic.
Nathan Byrn is running again. White witch hunters are on the offensive no black witch is safe – anywhere.
After finally meeting his elusive father, Marcus, and receiving the three gifts that confirm him as a full adult witch, Nathan is still on the run. He needs to find his friend Gabriel and rescue Annalise, now a prisoner of the powerful Black witch Mercury.
You can't read, can't write, but you heal fast, even for a witch. You get sick if you stay indoors after dark. You hate White Witches but love Annalise, who is one.