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A skinful of shadows /

by Hardinge, Frances [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Amulet Books, [2017]Description: 415 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781419725722; 1419725726.Subject(s): Spirit possession -- Fiction | Supernatural -- Fiction | Ghosts -- Fiction | Families -- Fiction | Inheritance and succession -- Fiction | Identity -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 -- Fiction | Spirit possession -- Juvenile fiction | Girls -- Juvenile fiction | Family secrets -- Juvenile fiction | Friendship -- Juvenile fiction | Great Britain -- History -- Civil War, 1642-1649 -- Juvenile fiction | Fantasy | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Dark Fantasy | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Historical | YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Historical / Military & Wars | Paranormal fiction | Science fiction | Fiction | History | Juvenile works | Paranormal fictionSummary: In the 1640s during the English Civil War, the twelve-year-old illegitimate daughter of an aristocratic family shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts.Summary: 1640s, during the English Civil War. The illegitimate daughter of the aristocratic Fellmotte family, Makepeace shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts. She is reluctant to accept this destiny, and flees across war-torn England. Accumulating a motley crew including outcasts, misfits, criminals, and one extremely angry dead bear, she must decide which is worse: possession-- or death.
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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.<br>

Originally published in hardcover by Macmillan Publishers Limited, United Kingdom, in 2017.

In the 1640s during the English Civil War, the twelve-year-old illegitimate daughter of an aristocratic family shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts.

1640s, during the English Civil War. The illegitimate daughter of the aristocratic Fellmotte family, Makepeace shares their unique hereditary gift: the capacity to be possessed by ghosts. She is reluctant to accept this destiny, and flees across war-torn England. Accumulating a motley crew including outcasts, misfits, criminals, and one extremely angry dead bear, she must decide which is worse: possession-- or death.

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