Tess is on her first mission as the ambassador/sister to the new Queen of Constantinople. All she has to do is be a passenger on her ship and keep her sister company and safe on their honeymoon voyage. However, the pirates have other ideas in mind. The ship is captured, her sister is taken, her ship is sank, burned with her on it, she escapes, is bitten by a venomous cat, learns to possess the wind and is nearly killed a dozen times. Will she get her sister and her sister’s new husband back safely, without paying the ransom? Will her affection for her friends and family be her undoing? Read this young adult novel to find out.
Review by Leslie B.