The Family Shame The Zero Enigma Book 4 #ad - And a plot that may destroy everything she once held dear. Intruders on the grounds, ghostly shadows moving at night. Isabella rubén is a traitor - at twelve years old. Disgraced, abandoned by her friends and shunned by her family, Isabella is sent into exile with scant hope of returning to her former home.
The Zero Equation The Zero Enigma Book 3#ad - But she’s still at the centre of the storm. Caitlyn and her friends have returned to Jude’s Sorcerous Academy, but all is not well in the school. Caught in the middle, torn between her family and her friends - and burdened with a secret she dares not share - Cat must unlock the secret of the Zero Equation.
The Zero Equation The Zero Enigma Book 3 #ad - . Or watch helplessly as her family, friends and school are destroyed by war. Caitlyn Aguirre is no magician. The great houses of shallot are on the verge of going to war and the conflict is spilling into the school, while - in the background - powerful and secretive forces prepare to finally reveal their plans to reshape the world.
The Zero Curse The Zero Enigma Book 2#ad - The Zero Curse The Zero Enigma Book 2 #ad - And when she and her closest friends become the target of a deadly plot, she must use all her wits to save them and escape before she becomes the first casualty in a deadly war. But her mere existence is a threat to the balance of power, convincing some to befriend her, some to try to use her. Caitlyn Aguirre is no magician.
. But that doesn't make her useless. After discovering her true talent and uncovering the long-lost secret behind Objects of Power, Cat returns to school - intent on showing everyone what she can do. And some to remove her.
The Alchemist's Apprentice The Zero Enigma Book 5#ad - The Alchemist's Apprentice The Zero Enigma Book 5 #ad - But when her master undertakes a commission for an enigmatic young nobleman, she finds herself drawn into a maelstrom of criminals, ambitious nobles and a plan that may shake the foundations of the Great Houses themselves. And one young nobleman has a plan. Rebecca is a half-caste shopgirl in an apothecary, dreaming of an apprenticeship that will allow her to rise out of poverty and finally make a name for herself in a city that has no use for her kind.
A stand-alone novel set in The Zero Enigma Universe. Five months after the House War, the city of Shallot is on edge. The great houses plot and plan against one another, while the magicians rebuild and the common folk fear another outburst of fighting.
The Zero Blessing The Zero Enigma Book 1#ad - If she lives long enough to find it. But by the time she reached her twelfth birthday, her parents send her - and her magical sisters - to Jude’s Sorcerous Academy, Caitlyn hadn't even managed to cast a single spell! In desperation, her last best chance to discover her powers. But as she struggles to survive her classes without a single spell to her name, Caitlyn starts to uncover an ancient mystery that may prove the key to her true powers.
The Zero Blessing The Zero Enigma Book 1 #ad - . Caitlyn Aguirre should have been a magician. Her family certainly expected her to be a magician.
The Family Pride The Zero Enigma Book 6#ad - Now, with both of them on the brink of maturity, that marriage is starting to loom. In desperation, lord rubén - akin’s father - forces his son to enter the Challenge - a contest that will either prove his right to inherit or utterly destroy him. But the challenge is not quite what it seems. Powerful factions are gathering, ready to oppose the match by any means necessary.
Secrets from the past are being dug up and turned into weapons, just waiting to be launched. The moment of choice, when they must decide to go through with the wedding or risk their families resuming their rivalry, is fast approaching. And yet, all is not well in House Rubén. Six years ago, in the aftermath of the house War that nearly tore Shallot apart, Akin Rubén and Caitlyn Aguirre were betrothed in a bid to keep their rival families from returning to war.
The Family Pride The Zero Enigma Book 6 #ad - Akin, has many enemies, the presumed Heir Primus, relatives who will do anything rather than see him succeed his father and link their families to their former rivals.
Mirror Image Schooled in Magic Book 18Twilight Times Books #ad - The nexus point was snuffed out, the handful of survivors forced to flee and the once-great school turned into a forward base for a necromantic invasion. But dark secrets lie within the shadowed school. Now, she intends to lay the building blocks for a university, a place where magical knowledge and mundane technology are brought together for the benefit of all.
What happened when heart’s eye fell? what were the tutors doing when the wards fell and the necromancer invaded the school? And, as power flows back into the school, Emily finds herself caught between power struggles and a threat from the past, a shadow that has walked beside her for the last six years.
Mirror Image Schooled in Magic Book 18 #ad - All seemed lost, until Emily killed the necromancer and retook the school. It might bring about the end of everything. In a school full of mirrors, who knows what they reflect? Years ago, heart’s eye, a school built on top of a nexus point, was attacked and captured by a necromancer.
BookwormElsewhen Press #ad - Elaine is forced to struggle with the terrors and temptations represented by her newfound knowledge, all the while trying to stay out of sight of those she fears, embodied by the sinister Inquisitor Dread. If the senior wizards find out what has happened to her, they will almost certainly have her killed.
Unless she can unlock the mysteries behind her new knowledge, and discover the truth about her own origins, divine the unfolding plan, there is no hope for those she loves, the Golden City or her entire world. Bookworm has won the gold award in the Adult fiction category of the 2013 Wishing Shelf Independent Book Awards.
The knowledge locked away in the great Library was meant to remain permanently sealed and letting it out could mean a repeat of the catastrophic Necromantic Wars of five hundred years earlier. But a darkly powerful figure has been drawing up a plan to take the power of the Grand Sorcerer for himself; and Elaine, unknowingly, is vital to his scheme.
Bookworm #ad - But all that changes when she triggers a magical trap and ends up with all the knowledge from the Great Library – including forbidden magic that no one is supposed to know – stuffed inside her head. It’s also terribly dangerous. Her limited talent was enough to ensure a magical training but she’s very inexperienced and was lucky to get a position working in the Great Library.
Elaine is an orphan girl who has grown up in a world where magical ability brings power.
Cursed Schooled in Magic Book 17Twilight Times Books #ad - Crippled, helpless, powerless, Emily places her life in their hands. She's lost her magic. But their victory came at a terrible price. Queen alassa has taken her throne. King randor has been defeated. A moment before his death, King Randor hit Emily with a powerful curse. If they can't help her, no one can. But house Fellini has its secrets.
Cursed Schooled in Magic Book 17 #ad - She's losing her mind. She may soon lose her life. As rumors start to spread, as her enemies start to gather, Emily searches desperately for the key to unlock the curse before it is too late. The kingdom of zangaria can look forward to a new age of peace and prosperity. As the family struggles to undo the curse before it's too late, Emily is drawn into a decades-old mystery that threatens to destroy the family, shatter her life.
. But the only hope seems to rest with House Fellini, an enigmatic family of magicians.
Bookworm II: The Very Ugly DucklingElsewhen Press #ad - As he comes to grips with his newfound talents, he discovers that he finally has a chance to realise his ambitions. Or use him to unleash a nightmare. Returning to well-loved characters from christopher Nuttall’s bestselling Bookworm and introducing new ones, Bookworm II: The Very Ugly Duckling explores power – and the effect it has on the human mind.
. But any hope of vanishing into her books is negated when a new magician of staggering power appears in the city, one whose abilities seem to defy the known laws of magic. Elaine must unlock the mystery behind his powers before the political factions can kill him. But for the golden city, reeling after the devastation of six months earlier, he may be the greatest threat the city has ever seen.
Bookworm II: The Very Ugly Duckling #ad - Johan is a powerless, a person born to a magical family yet lacking powers of his own. But when a political protest goes horrifically wrong, Johan discovers that his true powers have merely been buried, waiting for their chance to explode into the world. His dreams of a better life are curbed by his family, who see him as a cripple at best and a burden at worst.
Not every ugly duckling becomes a swan.
Bookworm III: The Best Laid PlansElsewhen Press #ad - When she resists she is hit with a powerful spell that forces her to concentrate all her efforts on protecting her mind from its intrusion. It is up to elaine and her friends, with some unexpected help, to prevent an all-out war. The third instalment in the bookworm series, the best laid Plans follows on immediately from the events in The Very Ugly Duckling, with Elaine and Johan joined by other favourite characters as they try to track down the Witch-King.
The recent escalating breakdown of social order can only be made worse by the return of an Emperor and the imposition of martial law. But before elaine can leave she is arrested by two Inquisitors on the orders of the Emperor. Meanwhile, johan, daria and cass are trying to find a way to get to Elaine and break her out of the cell in which she is being held.
Bookworm III: The Best Laid Plans #ad - The golden city is still widely devastated from the disastrous battle for power that followed the death of the previous Grand Sorcerer. The grand sorceress instructs Inquisitor Cass to help them. The privy councillors and heads of the Great Houses succumb to the power of the new Emperor, as he amasses a huge army.
Elaine and johan are preparing to leave Golden City, with Daria and the travellers, in order to search for the Witch-King. Realising this has to be the work of the Witch-King, Elaine must defeat the spell that is eating away at her defences if she is to escape and destroy him. Taken to the palace she finds that the Grand Sorceress has been removed and the Throne has accepted an heir to the Empire.