Bk#1. Lady Victoria Mansfield, youngest daughter of the earl and countess of Fairmount, is destined for a charmed life. Soon she will be presented during the London season, where she can choose a mate worthy of her status. Yet Tory has a shameful secretaa secret so powerful that, if exposed, it could strip her of her position and disgrace her family forever. Toryas blood is tainted . . . by magic. When a shocking accident forces Tory to demonstrate her despised skill, the secret sheas fought so hard to hide is revealed for all to see. She is immediately exiled to Lackland Abbey, a reform school for young men and women in her position. There she will learn to suppress her deplorable talents and maybe, if sheas one of the lucky ones, be able to return to society.But Toryas life is about to change forever. All that sheas ever known or considered important will be challenged. What lies ahead is only the beginning of a strange and wonderful journey into a world where destiny and magic come together, where true love and friendship find her, and where courage and strength of character are the only things that determine a young girlas worth.
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