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Plague in the Mirror

By Deborah Noyes

In a sensual paranormal romance, a teen girl's doppelganger from 1348 Florence lures her into the past in hopes of exacting a deadly trade.

It was meant to be a diversion – a summer in Florence with her best friend, Liam, and his travel writer mum, doing historical research between breaks for gelato. A chance to forget that back in Vermont, May's parents, and all semblance of safety, were breaking up. But when May wakes one night sensing someone in her room, to find her ghostly twin staring back at her, normalcy becomes a distant memory. And when later she follows the menacing Cristofana through a portale to 14th-century Florence, May never expects to find safety in the eyes of Marco, a soulful painter who awakens in her a burning desire and makes her feel truly seen. The wily Cristofana wants nothing less than for her and May to inhabit each other's lives, but with the Black Death ravaging Old Florence, can May's longing for Marco's touch be anything but madness? Lush with atmosphere both passionate and eerie, this evocative tale follows a girl on the brink of womanhood as she dares to transcend the familiar – and discover her sensual power.

  • Paranormal in the true sense of the word: "outside the range of normal experience".
  • Strong crossover appeal.
  • A thrilling romance set against the bubonic plague of 14th-century Italy.

About the author

Deborah Noyes is the author of The Ghosts of Kerfol and the editor of the anthologies The Restless Dead and Gothic! She is also the author of Red Butterfly, illustrated by Sophie Blackall, and Hana in the Time of the Tulips, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline. Deborah Noyes lives in Northampton, Massachusetts.

About the illustrator

Visit Deborah's website at www.deborahnoyes.com.

ISBN: 9781406343267
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: February 1, 2014
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 320pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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