~Previously published in the AMID THE WINTER SNOW anthology.~
The mark Jahna Uhlfrida was born with has made her a target of the cruel and idle all her life. During the long, crowded festivities of the winter holiday known as Delyalda, there's nowhere to escape and no one to save her from the taunts and mockery.
Until a handsome swordmaster promises to teach her how to save herself.
--IN THE DARKEST MIDNIGHT is a stand-alone novella of approximately 43,000 words and takes place in the world of the Wraith Kings series. For those who've read the first two books in that series, this story may be considered Wraith Kings 2.5.--