A magical tale unlike anything you've read before. &mdash;
[A] richly imagined 19th-century historical
fantasy. &mdash; b>EW.com, A-
The thrilling first book
in a Ya fantasy trilogy for fans of b>Red Queen.
b> i> In a world where social prestige derives from a trifecta of
blood, money, and magic, one girl has the ability to break the spell
that holds the social order in place.
Anna Arden is barred from society by a defect of blood. Though her
family is part of the Luminate, powerful users of magic, she is
Barren, unable to perform the simplest spells.
Anna would do anything to belong. But her fate takes another
course when, after inadvertently breaking her sister&rsquo;s
debutante spell&mdash;an important chance for a highborn young
woman to show her prowess with magic&mdash;Anna finds herself
exiled to her family&rsquo;s once powerful but now crumbling native
Her life might well be over.
In Hungary, Anna discovers that nothing is quite as it
seems. Not the people around her, from her aloof cousin
No&eacute;mi to the fierce and handsome Romani G&aacute;bor. Not
the society she&rsquo;s known all her life, for discontent with the
Luminate is sweeping the land.
And not her lack of magic. Isolated from the only world she
cares about, Anna still can&rsquo;t seem to stop herself from
As rebellion spreads across the
region, Anna&rsquo;s unique ability becomes the catalyst everyone
is seeking. In the company of nobles, revolutionaries, and Romani,
Anna must choose :deny her unique power and cling to the life
she&rsquo;s always wanted, or embrace her ability and change that
&ldquo;A fast-paced historical fantasy
full of magic, romance, and
GEORGE,&#160;New York Times i>&#160;bestselling author
of&#160;'silver in the Blood i> b>
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