By Jessica Cluess
--Victoria Aveyard, number 1 New York Times bestselling writer of Red Queen
I am Henrietta Howel.
The first girl sorcerer in countless numbers of years.
The prophesied one.
Or am I?
Henrietta Howel can burst into flames.
Forced to bare her energy to save lots of a chum, she's surprised whilst rather than being achieved, she's invited to coach as one among Her Majesty's royal sorcerers.
Thrust into the glamour of Victorian London, Henrietta is said the selected one, the woman who will defeat the Ancients, bloodthirsty demons terrorizing humanity. She additionally meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, good-looking younger males desirous to try out her energy and her center. One will problem her. One will struggle for her. One will betray her.
But Henrietta Howel is not the selected one.
As she performs a deadly online game of deception, she discovers that the sorcerers have their very own secrets and techniques to guard. With conflict looming, what does it suggest not to be the only? and what sort of will she danger to avoid wasting the city—and the only she loves?
Exhilarating and gripping, Jessica Cluess's spellbinding fable introduces a robust, unforgettably heroine, and a global choked with magic, romance, and betrayal. Hand to fanatics of Libba Bray, Sarah J. Maas, and Cassandra Clare.
"The magic! The intrigue! the blokes! We have been sucked into this monster-ridden, replacement England from web page one. Henrietta is actually a 'girl on hearth' and this group of sorcerers education for conflict had a pinch of Potter combined with a drop of [Cassandra Clare's] Infernal Devices."
"Cluess gamely turns the chosen-one trope the other way up during this smashing darkish fantasy."
--Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
"Unputdownable. I enjoyed the monsters, the magic, and the teenager warriors who're their world's top wish! Jessica Cluess is an grand storyteller!"
--Tamora Pierce, number one New York Times bestselling author
"A enjoyable, artistic myth. I completely have a booklet overwhelm on Rook."
--Sarah Rees Brennan, New York Times bestselling author
"Pure appeal. i like how Cluess became the 'chosen one' archetype on its head. With the emotional depth of my favourite myth books, this is often the type of tale that makes you omit yourself."
--Roshani Chokshi, New York Times bestselling writer of The Star-Touched Queen
"A wonderful, fast paced romp of an event. Jessica Cluess has outfitted her tale out of my favourite parts: sorcery, demons, romance, and danger."
--Kelly Link, writer of Pretty Monsters
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A Shadow Bright and Burning (Kingdom on Fire, Book One) by Jessica Cluess