The Ninth Rain (The Winnowing Flame Trilogy #1) by Jen Williams

The Ninth Rain (The Winnowing Flame Trilogy #1) by Jen Williams

The Eborans always kept the humans safe from Jure'lia, a mysterious group of creatures, for thousands of years, until the tree that gives them life dies. Now, Eborans are dying out and threats arise from remaining Jure'lia artifacts. Vintage, an explorer, hires Tormalin, one of the last Eborans, to be her bodyguard on her quest to understand their foe.