From the internationally bestselling author of Vespertine comes a heart-stopping new sequel novella to the breathtaking fantasy Sorcery of Thorns. This is the perfect read for fans of Cassandra Clare, Sarah J. Maas's A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES series, and Holly Black!Elisabeth Scrivener is finally settling into her new life with sorcerer Nathaniel Thorn.
Now that their demon companion Silas has returned, so has scrutiny from nosy reporters hungry for gossip about the city's most powerful sorcerer and the librarian who stole his heart. But something strange is afoot at Thorn Manor: the estate's wards, which are meant to keep their home safe, are acting up and forcibly trapping the Manor's occupants inside. Surely it must be a coincidence that this happened just as Nathaniel and Elisabeth started getting closer to one another .
. . ? With no access to the outside world, Elisabeth and Nathaniel have to work together to discover the source of the magic before they're due to host the city's Midwinter Ball.
Faced with a house filled with unexpected secrets, the couple will have to lean on their connection like never before to set things right before it's too late . . .