Diana Bishop has been in denial about her magical abilities: she is the last in a long line of witches, but wants – no, needs – to believe that she’s come as far as she has as a scholar because of her intellect, not because of her magical legacy.
When she manages to call and open a bewitched alchemical manuscript in Oxford’s Bodleian Library, she swiftly banishes it back to the stacks, but not quickly enough. Despite her efforts, magic has intruded into her carefully managed, ordinary life.
- Readers looking for a brainier vampire story.
- Anyone who loves magic and fantasy.
- Those who like their heroines smart, athletic, and vulnerable.