A Skinful of Shadows

A Skinful of Shadows

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Makepeace, the illegitimate daughter of a rich father, must fight the spirit that possesses her, her family's terrible secret, and the dangers of of a war-torn country.
Set in the early part of the English Civil War, Kate is an illegitimate daughter of the aristocratic Fellmotte family, and as such, she shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts.
Publisher: New York :, Amulet Books,, 2017
ISBN: 9781419725722
Branch Call Number: HAR
Characteristics: 415 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm


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ArapahoeJessica Sep 28, 2018

"If someone throws aside their pride and begs with all their heart, and if they do so in vain, then they are never quite the same person afterwards. Something in them dies, and something else comes to life."

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"It is a blow to my vanity to consider the possibility that I am nothing but a bundle of thoughts, feelings, and memories, given life by somebody else's mind. But then again, so is a book."


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CRRL_MaryB Aug 27, 2018

I can see why this was nominated for a Hugo. With a brilliant plot, wonderful characters, and a world of heart, this is a tale worth reading again and worth recommending to others.

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