English | 2019 | Historical Fantasy | ePUB | 586 KB
Love. Magic. Revolution.
Paris is a labryinth of twisted streets stuffed with beggars and thieves, revolutionaries and magicians. Camille Durbonne is considered one of them. She needs she were not.
When smallpox kills her oldsters, Camille should give you the option to supply for her more youthful sister whilst managing her risky brother. Relying on magic, Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of steel into cash to shop for meals and medication they want. But when the cash would possibly not hang their form and her brother disappears with the circle of relatives’s financial savings, Camille pursues a richer, extra unhealthy mark: the glittering court docket of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette.
Using darkish magic forbidden via her mom, Camille transforms herself right into a baroness and is swept up into existence on the Palace of Versailles, the place aristocrats each worry and starvation for magic. As she struggles to reconcile her resentment of the wealthy with the attract of glamour and extra, Camille meets a good-looking younge inventor, and starts to imagine that love and liberty would possibly each be imaginable.
But magic has its prices, and shortly Camille loses regulate of her secrets and techniques. And when revolution erupts, Camille should choose-love or loyalty, democracy or aristocracy, truth of magic-before Paris burns.