Arc Book Review A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess

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I am Henrietta Howel.
The first female sorcerer in hundreds of years.
The prophesied one.
Or am I?

Henrietta Howel can burst into flames.
Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she’s shocked when instead of being executed, she’s invited to train as one of Her Majesty’s royal sorcerers.

Thrust into the glamour of Victorian London, Henrietta is declared the chosen one, the girl who will defeat the Ancients, bloodthirsty demons terrorizing humanity. She also meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, handsome young men eager to test her power and her heart. One will challenge her. One will fight for her. One will betray her.

But Henrietta Howel is not the chosen one.
As she plays a dangerous game of deception, she discovers that the sorcerers have their own secrets to protect. With battle looming, what does it mean to not be the one? And how much will she risk to save the city—and the one she loves?

Jan Review

I love the cover on this book it does a great job of really showing you the blind between Henrietta and her dear friend Rook.  The author does a great job of setting up the scenes in this book so that you can really feel what the characters are feeling and you really can place your self in the story.  I really love how though i sort of knew how the story might of played out their still lots of mystery to discover and i am eager to see where the rest of the series goes.

 

 

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