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In the Shadow of Blackbirds

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In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters
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In 1918, the world seems on the verge of apocalypse. Americans roam the streets in gauze masks to ward off the deadly Spanish influenza, and the government ships young men to the front lines of a brutal war, creating an atmosphere of fear and confusion. Sixteen-year-old Mary Shelley Black watches as desperate mourners flock to seances and spirit photographers for comfort, but she herself has never believed in ghosts. At her bleakest moment, however, she's forced to rethink her entire way of looking at life and death, for her first love-a boy who died in battle-returns in spirit form. But what does he want from her?Featuring haunting archival early-20th-century photographs, this is a tense, romantic story set in a past that is eerily like our own time.

Author Biography

Cat Winters was born and raised near Disneyland in Southern California. She is the creator of suburbanvampire.blogspot.com and she runs corsetsandcutlasses.wordpress.com, a group blog featuring authors of YA historical fiction.
Release date NZ
October 1st, 2014
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Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Amulet Books
Pages
416
Dimensions
139x209x30
ISBN-13
9781419710230
Product ID
22428591

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