Samantha Kemi comes from a long line of old-school alchemists, which who have fallen on hard times.
When thoroughly modern Princess Evelyn is poisoned by a positively ancient love potion, the royals organize a quest for an antidote.
Winning this quest will revive Sam’s family’s reputation. And soon Sam is traveling the world for the rarest ingredients, venturing deep into magical forests and frozen tundras, facing death at every turn.
Sam’s greatest threat? Zain Aster, her foremost opponent on the hunt. Rumor has it he was the intended recipient of the princess’s love potion. With that smile, it’s not hard to see why. . . .
Falling for Zain is a terrible idea. So why can’t Sam get him out of her mind? Is this magic at work?