Summary: There are two sides to every story, but they can’t both be true, can they? In the second book of the Birthright Series, Bridget E. Baker weaves a tale of bad things done for very good reasons and an unexpected chance at redemption. To be feared is lonely. . . As heir to the evian throne, Judica must be perfect every moment of every day. If she slips up, even once, her mother will replace her. Impossible standards, horrifying decisions, terrible truths—none of these stop Judica from doing what needs to be done. She becomes what her mother demands, what her people need, what she never wanted for herself. But it isn’t enough. But to be weak is death. Judica’s worst nightmare becomes a reality when her twin sister Chancery steals the throne. Her life is over, all her efforts a waste. Judica should be furious, but strangely, she’s relieved. The freedom from her former responsibilities leaves her time to pursue her mother’s killer. But as she unravels the clues, the truth slips further away. When her investigation leads to a common enemy, Judica must decide whether she's willing to mend the deep and painful fractures between her and Chancery, or whether she’s too far gone. Once a villain, always a villain? keywords: fantasy, ya fantasy, sword and sorcery, ya love triangle, urban fantasy, paranormal romance, urban paranormal romance, contemporary fantasy, ya love story, love triangle, villain origin story, science fiction, ya science fiction, christian science fiction, christian fantasy, clean fantasy, clean fiction, magical realism, teen fantasy, superhuman, powers, genetic engineering, academy, unique fiction, unique fantasy, strong female fiction, strong female mc, woman warrior, royal fantasy, royal fiction, throne of glass, throne at risk, crown, throne, sibling rivalry, twins, end of the world, dystopian, female dystopian, clean teen fantasy, villain story, bad guys, evil princess, evil queen, villain wins, bad guys do win, once a villain always a villain, villain.