An Apprentice of Death, by Nicki Chapelway

Title: An Apprentice of Death
Author: Nicki Chapelway
Series: An Apprentice of Death 1
Age level: Young Adult
Heat level: No spice
Genre: Fantasy Romance
Triggers: violence, abuse
Tropes: enemies to lovers to enemies again, mistaken identities, she’s supposed to kill him, star-crossed love, dragon riding, royalty, elves, different houses each with their own magic system, forging family, “it’s complicated”, each house is on the precipice of falling

A high fantasy female-led epic about a death elf raised to kill and the human mercenary she is strangely connected to, but can never trust. Set in a world divided into eleven houses each ruled by warring jarls who fight battles in the names of their gods.