In New London where hover carriages are as common as corsets, your inherited ability gives you a place in society—or casts you out of it.
High-class Marigold wants to carry on the family acting dynasty. But when she becomes a faded Vanisher at seventeen—going from seen to unseen with a snap—she’ll do anything to reclaim the spotlight.
Ransom, the son of a criminal, is gifted with dazzling Illusions, launching him into the world of the rich. Seizing the opportunity, Ransom attends a school of abilities to con the wealthy and avenge his mother’s wrongful imprisonment. But when his father asks him to attack innocent students, Ransom must decide how far he’s willing to go.
When Marigold and Ransom’s powers are bonded at school, sparks fly—both lethally and romantically. But as they unearth dangerous secrets of their oppressive society and families, they’ll have to embrace their abilities and trust each other, before they both vanish for good.
Emily is querying agents for THE ILLUSIONIST AND THE INVISIBLE, a YA urban fantasy set in an alternative London.