In Rosiee Thor's lavish fantasy story with a Jazz Age spark, a politically savvy teen must weigh her desire to climb the socialladder against her heart in a world where magic buys votes.
Flare is power.With only a drop of flare, one can light the night sky with fireworks . . . or burn a building to the ground — and seventeen-year-oldIngrid Ellis wants her fair share.Ingrid doesn't have a family fortune, monetary or magical, but at least she has a plan: Rise to the top on the arm of Linden Holt,heir to a hefty political legacy and the largest fortune of flare in all of Candesce. Her only obstacle is Linden's father who refuses toacknowledge her.So when Senator Holt announces his run for president, Ingrid uses the situation to her advantage. She strikes a deal to spy onthe senator's opposition in exchange for his approval and the status she so desperately craves. But the longer Ingrid wears twomasks, the more she questions where her true allegiances lie.Will she stand with the Holts, or will she forge her own path?