Water is the source of all life in the endless sands of Yershiakh, and what was once an oasis, now suffers under an unrelenting drought. River is the heiress to this lusterless jewel, and as the day of River’s ascension draws near, she prepares for a new life, bound up by a gift from the goddess.
But fate has other plans in store for this princess, and when she is given a most unexpected gift, her entire world begins to change. An unexpected journey sends River across the sea, beyond the dunes, and into the hands of a foreign king. Caught between the conflicts of nations, and submerged in a story she was never told, she must use her new powers, with the help of unexpected friends, to bring peace and prosperity to her kingdom.
River of ice tells the tale of how one princess's fall from grace, leads to the awakening of a lifetime, and the realization that true magic lies hidden within.