Elizabeth Grey's former master Blackwell, now revealed as terrifying dark wizard, has crowned himself King of Anglia.
And little did she expect that handing over the powers of her stigma to save the life of the boy she loves would change him beyond all recognition.
With only her own strength and skill to rely on now, can Elizabeth hope to overcome Blackwell?
And must she sacrifice herself in the attempt?
Virginia Boecker recently spent four years in London obsessing over English medieval history. She now lives in the Bay Area, California with her husband and spends her days writing, reading, running, and chasing around her two children and a dog named George. In addition to English kings, nine-day queens, and Protestant princesses, her other obsessions include The Smiths, art museums, champagne, and Chapstick. You can visit Virginia online at virginiaboecker.com or on Twitter @virgboecker.