PREVIOUS BOOK IN SERIES: SILENCE, ISBN 9781476781235. In the 10th entry of the 'Serrated Edge' series, the Blackthorns have been all but defeated. Industry is returning to Silence, and Staci's mom is improving with each passing day. There's even a cute new busboy at the diner. But evil dies hard, and Staci, now a mage-in-training, senses that the Blackthorns have not yet given up. The soul of Silence is on the line, and it is up to Staci and her friends to fight back against the encroaching darkness.