By Cate Tiernan
After seventeen-year-old Thais Allard loses her widowed father in a sad vehicle coincidence, she is compelled to go away the single domestic she’s ever recognized to stay with a complete stranger in New Orleans. New Orleans greets Thais with many secrets and techniques and mysteries, yet none as incredible because the second she comes head to head with the very unlikely— a similar dual, Clio.Thais quickly learns that she and the dual she by no means knew come from a kinfolk of witches, that she possesses miraculous powers, and that she, besides Clio, has a key position in Balefire, the coven she used to be born into. Fiery Clio is lower than overjoyed to need to percentage the highlight, however the twins needs to learn how to mix their powers on the way to whole a ceremony that might remodel their lives and the coven eternally.
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He casually removes himself from the game and makes his way up the bleachers. Our impending encounter has already left me exhausted, but at least I look better today than I did Monday. Dress shoes on feet (they were under the bed), clean skirt and shirt. My hair’s brushed and in a tight ponytail at the back of my head. I slept well last night. He sits down beside me. ” I inhale. “Ew. ” Silence. Jake shifts, laughs nervously and runs a hand through his hair. People always get uncomfortable when I decide to shut up.
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He nods at the poster of Jessica. ” “Dead,” I say. “Either that or working as a prostitute. ” “Nice. ” He blows a strand of hair out of his eyes. ” “You know, if I do my homework and I don’t come to school hungover anymore, it’s still going to be like this. It’s not a phase, Chris. ” he asks. ” “No, I’m not anymore. ” He grabs my arm and leans forward, unbearably close. His lips graze my neck and get close to my mouth. I shiver. ” He lets me go and stands. ” He heads back in the direction of the gym.
A Chalice of Wind (Balefire, No. 1) by Cate Tiernan