Rhiannon Frater is the author of As the World Dies, which includes "The First Days", "Fighting to Survive", and "Siege", which she originally self-published before substantially revising the books for Tor's publication. "The First Days" and "Fighting to Survive" each won the Dead Letter Award from "Mail Order Zombie". Frater has written several other horror novels. She lives in Texas.
As she grows up in a world where beautiful deadly beings hunt by night, one captures her eye and her heart. Yet, can she trust the mysterious Armando? For there is a powerful entity plotting to claim her when she reaches adulthood in order to fulfill an ancient prophecy, and her enemy has enveloped her in a web of deceit, casting doubt on all she believes to be true.
Soon, she will have to fight not only to save those she loves, but also for her very soul.