Who — or what — is stalking the students at Oakhurst Academy?
In the wake of the accident that killed her family, Spirit White is spirited away to Oakhurst Academy, a combination school and orphanage in the middle of Montana. There she learns she is a legacy — not only to the school, which her parents also attended, but to magic.
All the students at Oakhurst have magical powers, and although Spirit’s hasn’t manifested itself yet, the administrators insist she has one. Spirit isn’t sure she cares. Devastated by the loss of her family, she finds comfort with a group of friends: Burke Hallows, Lachlann Spears, Muirin Shae, and Adelaide Lake.
But something strange is going on at Oakhurst. Students start disappearing under mysterious circumstances, and the school seems to be trying to cover it up. Spirit and her friends must find out what’s happening — before one of them becomes the next victim...
Rosemary Edghill (born 1956) is an American writer and editor, who has often used that pseudonym in place of her legal name, Eluki bes Shahar. Her primary genres are science fiction and fantasy, but she began by writing Regency romances.
The publishers of her first novel, the Regency Romance Turkish Delight, suggested that "eluki bes shahar" sounded insufficiently English to attract potential readers, and thus she has published the majority of her novel-length works under the pseudonym. Her sister writes as India Edghill.
Rosemary Edghill. Wikipedia.