The city of Bryre suffers under the magic of an evil wizard. Because of his curse, girls sicken and disappear without a trace, and Bryre's inhabitants live in fear. No one is allowed outside after dark.Yet night is the only time that Kymera can enter this dangerous city, for she must t be seen by humans. Her father says they would t understand her wings, the bolts in her neck, or her spiky tail--they would kill her. They would t understand that she was created for a purpose: to rescue the girls of Bryre.Despite her caution, a boy named Ren sees Kym and begins to leave a perfect red rose for her every evening. As they become friends, Kym learns that Ren kws about the missing girls, the wizard, and the evil magic that haunts Bryre.And what he kws will change Kym's life.Reminiscent of Frankenstein and the tales of the Brothers Grimm, this debut vel by MarcyKate Conlly stands out as a compelling, original story that has the feel of a classic.