The gravedigger’s daughter has high ambitions. She also has a secret, no control over her magic, and she is about to make a fatal mistake.Catherine lives in a world where sorcery is forbidden under penalty of death. After years of misery under her father’s roof, she is shocked to learn she is descended from magically tainted nobility. When she steals from a dangerous stranger, life as she knows it goes up in flames.At the same time, a deeply scarred but highly gifted refugee boy arrives at The Fair – a haven for magic-wielders, well disguised as a traveling carnival. The lad’s father, a resentful trickster, puts the community’s existence in jeopardy, and when disaster strikes, he leaves his son to shoulder the blame.Haunted by repression, murder, and betrayal, Catherine and Lorcan’s powers unfold – but they are dangerous even to their own kind. Can the people of The Fair help them come into their own and gain control over their talents, or will the darkness that is consuming the realm destroy their last vestiges of hope?If you love vivid world building and character-driven medieval fantasy, buy Stealing the Light to find out how the gravedigger’s daughter and the trickster’s son’s fates connect in this Writer’s Digest top-rated first book of the Dies Irae Series.