The Jarl’s Shadow by Sean Paquet
In a world full of wonders and terror Amra Raynecksdottir is unique. Among a people who live in relative harmony and acceptance for those who are gifted, she is feared. During a childhood trauma which nearly claimed her life she was embraced by a Dark Entity. While she survived, she was forever altered. Now she is the Jarl's Shadow, a near emotionless killer who has the Power over Darkness and Light. As she embarks on a diplomatic mission for the enigmatic Lady of the Lands, her will is put to the test in an almost constant inner battle with her dark partner known as Skadi. Yet for all of her struggle, the strange companions who share her journey lead her to realize that no matter the trauma she endured she is still human.