This month we discuss Oath of Fealty, by Elizabeth Moon.
The link to it on bookshare is, https://www.bookshare.org/browse/book/1168999?
It's BARD number is DB 70620.
Synopsis, Kieri Phelan, half-elven mercenary captain, ascends the throne of Lyonya and protects his people from old enemies. Meanwhile, in Tsaia, Prince Mikeli faces
an attempted coup by the powerful Verrakaien. Tsaia's continued stability--and Mikeli's life--depend on one outcast Verrakai with untainted magery.
Julia Kulac, Group Facilitator