After her family is killed in a car accident, Spirit White is sent to Oakhurst Academy, a combination school/orphanage where she discovers that her parents had also attended Oakhurst. Next she learns that the school is for the magically gifted, and though her magic hasn’t shown, the teachers insist that she has some. But then Spirit and her friends discover that something is stalking the students, and that students have been disappearing regularly and the school has been covering it up. It is up to them to solve this mystery before they are the next students to disappear.
Gwen Frost is the odd girl out at Mythos Academy. Surrounded by Valkyries, Spartans, Trojans, and Amazons, Gwen’s magic is psychometry, which lets her know the history of an object just by touching it. When she finds the most popular girl in school dead in the library, Gwen is determined to find out who did it and why.
Phoebe’s mom returns from Greece with a new husband, and finds herself shipped to the uber exclusive Academy. Her classmates, it turns out, are all descended from Greek gods. The track team has superpowers, the stepsister from Hades, and the boy she has a crush on who actually is a god, and that’s just the first semester.