A stand-alone novel in the Portland of the Spirit Knights series
Portland has a coven problem. Sixteen-year-old Sophie Harris wishes magic could solve all her problems. It created them, after all. It made her a disappointment, a pathetic waste of space in her mom’s coven. Every time they pat her on the head for being a good little girl, they push her down a little more. She can’t protect herself or help with anything that matters, or so they tell her again and again.
Armed with new friends who care more than her family ever has, Sophie plunges into a quest to prove herself worthy to a mother who can’t see her as anything but a weak child. One way or another, she’s going to try to force her mom to give her the respect her friends want her to believe she deserves. If she’s lucky, the dark secrets kept under lock and key by both of Portland’s covens won’t get in the way. If she’s even luckier, they won’t get anyone killed.
This story takes place after the Spirit Knights series.