Frey was raised to take a bullet.
She's the body double for her twin sister Rafia—the precious heir of the first family of Shreve—and her existence is a closely guarded secret. So while Rafi was schooled in poise and diplomacy, Frey was drilled in weapons and combat. Her purpose: to protect her sister from their tyrannical father's many enemies.
When Frey is sent in Rafi's place as collateral in a precarious business deal, she becomes the perfect impostor—as elegant and charming as her sister. But Col Palafox, the son of a rival leader, is getting close enough to spot the killer inside her. As layers of deceit peel away, can Frey become her own person, and risk everything in a rebellion?
Master storyteller Scott Westerfeld returns with a brilliant new series set in the world of his bestselling Uglies series.