A Darker Shade of Sorcery
by William Collins
For fans of Harry Potter, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the Dresden Files.
Evan Umbra is the newest Venator to enter Veneseron, the school for demon hunters, only demons are the ones hunting him.
A Venator is a wizard, a spy and a demon hunter rolled into one. They’re taught how to wield their sorcery and enchanted weaponry by orcs, elfpires and aliens alike. Their missions range from battling monsters and saving countless lives in the multiple worlds, to wrangling killer unicorns and calming down drunken yetis. Being a Venator is perilous and every new mission could be their last.
But it soon becomes apparent that Evan is more than just a Venator. Everyone wants to kill or capture him, from demons to Dark-Venators and even people he’s supposed to be able to trust.
Evan reckons he probably won’t survive his first year at Veneseron.