Blade and Rose5 books in series
Winter Wren Publisher's Summary
A mage apprentice and her master...against 300 mercenaries sieging a town.
Seventeen-year-old mage apprentice Rielle accompanies her master, Leigh, on a mission to save a viscount from a town under mercenary control. But mercenaries aren't the only newcomers to town. When the mission goes awry, Rielle must choose whether to follow her orders or her conscience.
Winter Wren is a sword-and-sorcery story, a prequel to the romantic epic-fantasy series Blade and Rose.