Sophie Boyd has spent her whole life longing for an escape from her dreary childhood home and distant widower father. So when she receives a generous scholarship from the prestigious Bragdon Academy, she jumps at the opportunity to trade her working class upbringing for a boarding school education alongside Europe's rich and famous. But strange happenings are afoot at Bragdon. Sophie is dogged by dreams of death and serpents, and something lurks in the woods behind the campus--something that may have the key to understanding the death of Sophie's mother. With the help of her standoffish roommate Holly and the charming star student Alexei, Sophie begins to untangle a centuries-old web of blood debts and old magic. In order to save her own soul--and those of her friends--Sophie must come face to face with an ancient god and the trauma of her past. Updates weekly on Fridays!