Heart Change by Robin D Owens
Robin D. Owens returns to the world of the faraway planet Celta in the eighth novel of her award-winning series. Signet D'Marigold's lonely life is shaken when a prophet reveals she is a catalyst for change. But to accept her new life - and the charge of the noble child Avellana - means embracing a danger that may be fatal for them both. Especially when Signet's attraction to her new bodyguard signals a secret enemy sworn to destroy them.