A Skinful of Shadows

Author(s): Frances Hardinge
Awards:2018-Best Young Adult Book-Finalist-Hugo Award
Original Publish Date: Oct 17, 2017
Product Number: EB00714868
Released: Nov 09, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781683351061
Publisher: Amulet Books
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A Skinful of Shadows is a dark YA historical fantasy set in the early part of the English Civil War. Makepeace 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. Reluctant to accept her appointed destiny as vessel for a coterie of her ancestors, she escapes. As she flees the pursuing Fellmottes across war-torn England, she accumulates a motley crew of her own allies, including outcasts, misfits, criminals, and one extremely angry dead bear. From Costa Book of the Year winner Frances Hardinge comes a new dark historical fantasy that's sure to satisfy her leagues of fans who are eager for more.