Spellswept - Stephanie Burgis

A prequel novella. Originally published in the anthology The Underwater Ballroom Society.

In the world of the Harwood Spellbook, 19th-century Angland is ruled by a powerful group of women known as the Boudiccate - but in order to become a member of that group, a lady must be not only a ruthless politician but also the wife of a gentleman mage.

Amy Standish is a born politician, and she's spent all her life training for the moment when she will finally step into the political arena with a rising mage as her match... which makes it entirely unfortunate that, just as all of her careful plans are coming together, she is faced with the hopelessly impractical and irresistible prospect of Jonathan Harwood - a man who will never, ever be a mage.

Now, on the night of the Harwoods' Spring Solstice Ball, in an underwater ballroom full of sparkling fey lights and danger, Amy will have to fight the greatest political battle of her life to win a family and a future that she could never have imagined... and it will take an entirely unexpected kind of magic to keep everything from crashing down around her.

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Release date: October 30, 2018
Genres: fantasy
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Updated: October 30, 2018

The Harwood Spellbook :: Series

Snowspelled (The Harwood Spellbook #1)
Spellswept
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