A Lesson in Vengeance

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Delacorte Press
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5.7 X 8.3 X 1.3 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author
Victoria Lee grew up in Durham, North Carolina, where she spent her childhood writing ghost stories and fantasizing about attending boarding school. She has a Ph.D. in psychology, which she uses to overanalyze fictional characters and also herself. Lee is the author of A Lesson in Vengeance as well as The Fever King and its sequel, The Electric Heir. She lives in New York City with her partner, cat, and malevolent dog. Visit her online at victorialeewrites.com and follow her on Twitter and Instagram @sosaidvictoria.
"A Lesson in Vengeance is at once dark and mesmerizing, with spine-tingling suspense and mind-bending twists. I loved it."--Kara Thomas, author of The Cheerleaders and That Weekend

"A smart, layered, thought-provoking thriller about female desire and the intimacy of violence."--Ava Reid, author of The Wolf and the Woodsman

"Darkly radiant and brilliantly wicked, A Lesson in Vengeance is a sharp dissection of queerness, ambition, and the forbidden luster of the occult. This book will possess you from first pages to its haunting, final words."--Ryan La Sala, author of Be Dazzled and Reverie

"A Lesson in Vengeance is the witchy boarding school story I always knew I wanted, a gorgeous take on the complicated bonds of female love and friendship, told in lyrical, creeping prose as haunting as the tale itself. The ghosts of Felicity, Ellis, and Alex--and of Dalloway School and its historical witches--will linger with you long after the final page." --Lana Popovic, author of Wicked Like a Wildfire

"With queer primary characters, an irresistible gothic atmosphere, and unrelenting creeping dread, this propulsive work of dark academia is both thrilling and thought-provoking." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"[A] twisty, immersive thriller." --Booklist, starred review

"...Devastatingly poetic...Teens will be as haunted by this narrative as the characters within its pages."--SLJ, starred review