Venera Fanning finds herself plunging through the air between the artificial worlds of Virga, far from home and her husband, who may or may not be alive. Landing in the ancient nation of Spyre, Venera encounters new enemies and new friends. She must quickly learn whom she can trust, and whom she can manipulate.

Queen of Candesce 2007, Tor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780765315441