Chiffon and sequins collide during a pop song contest and last-chance debutante ball that distracts the population from impending danger. These events mask Vincent’s devious plan, which will change the fate of nations and see the spine-chilling return of an old nemesis.
Amongst the turmoil Ondine discovers that Hamish has been hiding a disturbing secret, which could end their relationship forever. In her darkest hour, Ondine must put aside her selfish needs to lead the people of Brugel in a revolt against the tyrannical forces threatening her family - and democracy itself. As she fights to save those she loves, Ondine grapples with her identity and place in the world. Has she really got what it takes to be a witch… and can magic alone overcome adversity?
Author Ebony McKenna will charm readers with her wit and spirited style in this explosive conclusion to the ONDINE series. In this climactic and emotional outing, fans will discover stunning revelations that unlock the hidden truths spread throughout the four-book saga.
Combining folklore and fantasy, great laughs and dramatic adventure, the Ondine series is a reading treat for young adults. Once again the Eastern European nation of Brugel is in danger, and once again our apprentice witch Ondine and her boyfriend (and part-time ferret) Hamish are the only ones who can save their country.
With mutating magic in the air, a dark army gathering strength and the country on the cusp of a coup d’état, our daring duo must cast aside their hopes for a quiet life of romance and dive headfirst into mayhem.
Meanwhile, the ever-villainous Lord Vincent is unstoppable in his quest for power. Determined to oust his aunt, the Duchess Anathea, Vincent recruits an army of dastardly allies possessed of money and magic.
Will it be the time-honoured tradition of love conquering all, or have Hamish and Ondine finally been outmatched and out-magicked?