Blood and Prophets
Before runes and necromancy, before love and war, Evelyn Gant is merely a girl with dreams and an entire library of secrets.
In May 1943, Evelyn Gant awaits her fate. A spell has slipped beyond her control. It is an offense punishable by expulsion, and without a diploma from the prestigious University of Cambridge college she attends, she can't become a licensed mage.
As her brother Victor steps onstage at his graduation, she sulks in the audience. Suddenly, a terrifying prophecy shatters the sky—and names her brother.
Evelyn has one last hope: if she leaves her world behind and spies for the Alliance, she might be allowed to practice magic freely...