The magicians want her to lead.
The sorcerers want her to lie.
The demons want her blood.
Henrietta wants to save the one she loves.
But will his dark magic be her undoing?
In this seductive and explosive second book in the Kingdom on Fire series, Jessica Cluess delivers her signature mix of magic, passion, and teen warriors fighting for survival. Hand to fans of Victoria Aveyard, Sarah J. Maas, and Kiersten White.
Henrietta doesn’t need a prophecy to know that she’s in danger. She came to London to be named the chosen one, the first female sorcerer in centuries, the one who would defeat the Ancients. Instead, she discovered a city ruled by secrets. And the biggest secret of all: Henrietta is not the chosen one.
Still, she must play the role in order to keep herself and Rook, her best friend and childhood love, safe. But can she truly save him? The poison in Rook’s system is transforming him into something monstrous as he begins to master dark powers of his own. So when Henrietta finds a clue to the Ancients past that could turn the tide of the war, she persuades Blackwood, the mysterious Earl of Sorrow-Fell, to travel up the coast to seek out strange new weapons. And Magnus, the brave, reckless flirt who wants to win back her favor, is assigned to their mission. Together, they will face monsters, meet powerful new allies, and uncover the most devastating weapon of all: the truth.
Henrietta life is now in danger. Being now the chosen the one and hiding out with her fellow friends. She must train hard to defeat the ancients and prove she has what it takes to take down the big bad. When the queen is attack and be demand Henrietta to give up. It up to her to find the secrets of her past and the truth about her who she really is. This book pick up where we left in book one. For those who have yet read book one then I suggest you pick it up. I love entering this fantasy world all over again. The world building, the story and love of magic. The author Jessica was nice enough to give me an arc copy and I thankful for that. If you have read book one here is my review for that, A Shadow Bright and Burning (Kingdom on Fire #1) by Jessica Cluess. Had a very long in NYC sorry if review is kinda short. Happy book Birthday to A poison dark and drowning today! Happy Reading!