Who—or what—is stalking the students at Oakhurst Academy?
In the wake of the accident that killed her family, Spirit White is spirited away to Oakhurst Academy, a combination school and orphanage in the middle of Montana. There she learns she is a legacy—not only to the school, which her parents also attended, but to magic.
All the students at Oakhurst have magical powers, and although Spirit’s hasn’t manifested itself yet, the administrators insist she has one. Spirit isn’t sure she cares. Devastated by the loss of her family, she finds comfort with a group of friends: Burke Hallows, Lachlann Spears, Muirin Shae, and Adelaide Lake.
But something strange is going on at Oakhurst. Students start disappearing under mysterious circumstances, and the school seems to be trying to cover it up. Spirit and her friends must find out what’s happening—before one of them becomes the next victim…
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The car wreck that killed Spirit White’s family left her in the care of Oakhurst Academy, a luxurious private school in remotest Montana, the curriculum of which revolves around elemental wizardry.| Read Full Review of Legacies (Shadow Grail, No. 1)
In the first book in the Shadow Grail series, an orphan, suddenly beset by mysterious circumstances, is sent to a posh boarding school accessible only by train, and discovers that she is a magician.Sep 27 2010 | Read Full Review of Legacies (Shadow Grail, No. 1)
The more experienced contemporary fantasy fan won’t find a whole lot of surprises here (I figured out what was going on fairly early in the book), but the story is still good, and it’s fun to read.Sep 07 2010 | Read Full Review of Legacies (Shadow Grail, No. 1)
She’s been thrown into demanding educational coursework, and even though Spirit herself doesn’t have a clue what her magical talent is (if she even has one), she knows magic is real by the talents her friends have — and accepts it rather placidly at first, as Spirit obviously has only so much ene...Dec 22 2011 | Read Full Review of Legacies (Shadow Grail, No. 1)
I love, love, love Mercedes Lackey, and while I am not equally as enamored of Edghill -- which is not to say I don’t like her;Jul 06 2010 | Read Full Review of Legacies (Shadow Grail, No. 1)
Add to that stilted dialogue, and overdone and stereotypical characters, ( good girl/outsider, goth girl/rebel, gentle romantic male male lead, mysterious male lead, etc.), and it all adds up to a huge disappointment from two usually stellar authors.Sep 04 2010 | Read Full Review of Legacies (Shadow Grail, No. 1)
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