Frozen Hearts and Death Magic

By (author)Day Leitao


In the enchanting world of Aluria, forbidden fae kisses, royal intrigue, and mysterious magic collide in “Frozen Hearts and Death Magic.” Join Naia and Leah as they navigate their own desires and treacherous hearts, all while a looming war threatens their land. This upper-YA romantic fantasy is perfect for fans of forbidden love, enemies to lovers, and family sagas. Read more!


Romance, drama, and mystery abound in this upper-YA romantic fantasy for fans of forbidden love, enemies to lovers, family sagas, royal intrigue, and mysterious magic.

A forbidden fae kiss could be deadly.

Naia was raised in the shadow of her twin brother, the crown prince, who has iron magic much more powerful than hers. But Naia has wishes of her own. They awaken when she finds a white fae almost dying in the woods. She only heard of them in stories; the dreaded race that razed cities to the ground, killed her grandparents, almost rid Aluria of humans—until they disappeared. Now, almost twenty years later, are they back? Is there another war coming?

But the fae is evasive and secretive—and also alluring and fascinating, more beautiful than anyone she’s ever seen. And then it happens: Naia kisses him—and nothing will be the same again.

In another kingdom, Leah, a necromancer princess, has to find a husband in less than four days, during the gathering, when royals from all over Aluria meet. Her family makes it very clear that she can pick any prince she wants—except one: Naia’s brother. And it turns out that he’s the one; the one who makes her heart beat faster.

Meanwhile, war looms over the land. One of the kingdoms is amassing immense power. The White Fae might be returning. Amidst it all, Naia and her brother struggle with newfound magical powers, family secrets, and most of all, their own treacherous hearts.

Frozen Hearts and Death Magic is book 1 of the Duology Of Fire and Fae, recommended for readers 16 and up. Now a complete duology.

Trigger warnings: This book contains passages with some phychological abuse and an attempt at sexual assault.