House of Marionne - J. Elle
Quell Marionne has lived her entire life on the run, all in order to hide the deadlymagic that flows through her veins. She was born cursed with Toushana - a perilous dark magic. And the sentence for having it? Death .. .
When her secret is discovered by a merciless assassin, Quell fears time is running out.
There is only one place that can save her: The House of Marionne. Run by her estranged grandmother, the school trains their students to enter The Order, a society of magical elites. Quell knows this may be the key to burying her forbidden magic forever.
But if her Toushana is discovered, she will be killed. Soon Quell realises that hiding who you are is even harder, especially when she meets the handsome, brooding Jordon. And it isn't long before she's forced to choose between her true nature and everyone she's grown to love.
Brimming with ballgowns and betrayal, magic and mystery, decadence and darkness, House of Marionne is perfect for readers who crave morally grey characters, irresistible romance and dark academia.