A Lesson in Vengeance

A Lesson in Vengeance


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Felicity Morrow is back at Dalloway School.

Perched in the Catskill mountains, the centuries-old, ivy-covered campus was home until the tragic death of her girlfriend. Now, after a year away, she’s returned to graduate. She even has her old room in Godwin House, the exclusive dormitory rumored to be haunted by the spirits of five Dalloway students—girls some say were witches. The Dalloway Five all died mysteriously, one after another, right on Godwin grounds.

Witchcraft is woven into Dalloway’s history. The school doesn’t talk about it, but the students do. In secret rooms and shadowy corners, girls convene. And before her girlfriend died, Felicity was drawn to the dark. She’s determined to leave that behind her now; all Felicity wants is to focus on her senior thesis and graduate. But it’s hard when Dalloway’s occult history is everywhere. And when the new girl won’t let her forget.

It’s Ellis Haley’s first year at Dalloway, and she’s already amassed a loyal following. A prodigy novelist at seventeen, Ellis is a so-called “method writer.” She’s eccentric and brilliant, and Felicity can’t shake the pull she feels to her. So when Ellis asks Felicity for help researching the Dalloway Five for her second book, Felicity can’t say no. Given her history with the arcane, Felicity is the perfect resource.

And when history begins to repeat itself, Felicity will have to face the darkness in Dalloway–and in herself.

Title:A Lesson in Vengeance
Edition Language:English
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    A Lesson in Vengeance Reviews

  • chai ?

    SAPPHIC DARK ACADEMIA? [aggressively smashes that want-to-read button]...

  • Victoria Lee

    i mean if you like lesbians and dark academia i guess you could read this--this book is very close to my heart because it builds off my lived experiences as someone with psychotic depression, a heavil...

  • Melanie

    "Once upon a time I found it so easy to forget the stories about Godwin House and the five Dalloway witches who lived here three hundred years ago, their blood in our dirt, their bones banging...

  • literarylesbian

    Coming back to rewrite my review after reading this book several months ago.This book… plot aside, there were some serious issues with representation in this book:- The black side character’s only...

  • theresa

    A Lesson in Vengeance is a twisty, atmospheric tale, full of mystery and memory. Victoria Lee has expertly crafted a gothic thriller with twists of literary fiction and horror that is sure to have rea...

  • Ellie (faerieontheshelf)

    Frankly inject this book into my veins, absolutely one of my lifetime favourites for it gave me the chills that came when reading a book and loving it incandescently, 10/10 will go feral talking about...

  • may ?

    obligatory reminder that Victoria Lee is giving the gays what we deserve with this sapphic dark academia book releasing next year!!...

  • Elle

    There’s something sinister residing in Godwin House.Or someone.Felicity Morrow has returned to her old haunt as well. After leaving Dalloway School abruptly a year before, her reentry is much more s...

  • Ashleigh (a frolic through fiction)

    I created a full video review of this book, which you can view here.A quick summary of the review: I enjoyed the reading experience of this one but did find it somewhat lacking - the main point I kept...

  • mina reads??

    Did you say sapphic dark academia???? SIGN ME UPUPDATE WE HAVE A COVER I REPEAT WE HAVE A COVER...