內容簡介 Seventeen-year-old, Addie Stevens, wishes life would just go back to normal. But normal vanished the day unearthly hunters called the Denagali tried to kill her little sister. Addie agreed to her role as heir of House Senica to save her human family. There's only one problem...Addie sucks at being a princess.She loves combat, and her unique talents are unsurpassed-but what good is her skill set in a place where intrigue and rumor are the weapons of choice? She should be mastering Old Blood politics and making alliances. Instead, she botches a Denagali raid, insults a popular suitor, and alienates the people she must one day lead. But Addie has nothing in common with bored royals only interested in night clubs and shopping. She aches for Eris Connor, the boy who broke her heart to keep her safe.Yet Addie is far from safe. Plots are in play, and the loyalty of House Senica is not guaranteed. Worse, a spy hides in the shadows. A spy with one mission: deliver Addie and her unique DNA to the Lord of the Denagali.Can Addie channel her inner princess in time? Or will betrayal bring House Senica to its knees, and send her into the clutches of the darkest ruler of them all?In this riveting sequel to the Aurora Award winning YA contemporary fantasy "Houses of the Old Blood", Elizabeth Whitton lures readers back into the ruthless, underworld of the Old Blood Houses, where loving the wrong person can kill and home is the most dangerous place of all.