New York Times Bestselling Author Tamora Pierce has done something unprecedented for an author of her stature—written the newest novel in her Circle of Magic universe to go directly to audio. There will be no print version for at least a year! It’s the story of Evvy, the young stone mage introduced in Pierce’s bestselling Street Magic, who accompanies her guardian Rosethorn on a mission to Starns Island to study a mysterious plant die-off. with her magic—and the help of Luvo, one of Tamora Pierce’s most original creations—the girl discovers a threat far greater than anyone could have imagined. Preventing disaster may cost Evvy her life. Even more frightening, from her point of view, it may require her to melt her own hard heart, and open herself to human contact.