The First Girl Child by Amy Harmon
Bayr of Saylok, bastard son of a powerful and jealous chieftain, is haunted by the curse once levelled by his dying mother. Bartered, abandoned, and rarely loved, she plagued the land with her words: From this day forward, there will be no daughters in Saylok. Raised among the Keepers at Temple Hill, Bayr is gifted with inhuman strength. But he’s also blessed with an all-too-human heart that beats with one purpose: to protect Alba, the first girl child born in nearly two decades and the salvation for a country at risk. Now the fate of Saylok lies with Alba and Bayr, whose bond grows deeper with every whisper of coming.. Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Suicidal ideation
- Death during childbirth
- Knife violence