Cate Cahill and her sisters are considered eccentric bluestockings—a little odd, a little unfashionable, and far too educated for their own good. The truth is more complicated; they’re witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it could mean an asylum, a prison ship—or an early grave. Before their mother died, she entrusted Cate with keeping them safe and keeping everyone, including their father, in the dark about their powers. When her father employs a governess and Cate begins to receive notes from her missing, presumed-mad godmother, her task becomes much more difficult. As Cate searches for answers in banned books and rebellious new friends, she must juggle unwanted proposals, tea parties, and an illicit attraction to the new gardener. Cate will do anything to protect her sisters, but at what cost to herself?
There are so many things that have me anxiously awaiting this book! The first thing is that I haven't read a book about witches in a really long time now and this one sounds like it has potential to be really good! I mean mad godmothers, banned books and hot gardeners? Sign me up! I also absoultely adore the cover on this novel! I sadly suffer from judge a book by its cover syndrome and would probably end up reading this novel even if the synopsis sounded terrible just for its outer beauty alone. Born Wicked is set to be published in February 2012, which means there is still a long wait ahead of me!