Len Boswell is the author of nineteen books, including two fantasy series and a mystery series, as well as other novels and works of nonfiction. He lives in the mountains of West Virginia with his wife, Ruth, and their overactive beagle, Daisy.
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FINALIST AWARD, AMERICAN FICTION AWARDS
To some, Lily was just a beautiful little girl. To others, she was a freakish albino who ate live chickens in a freak show. Charles Darwin called her his impossible girl and tried in vain to classify her. P. T. Barnum called her his angel and tried to take advantage of her.
But the creature Barnum thought to turn into a money-making feature attraction is neither girl nor angel. She is something other, a species of unimaginable abilities, with the power to destroy—or save —our world. The power is hers alone, but only the strange blood coursing through her veins will decide when and how to unleash a power she struggles every day to control.
From the cold, barren shores of Tierra del Fuego and the voyage of H.M.S. Beagle to the bustling crowds of Victorian London, Lily's story—and her quest—unfolds in a thrilling historical fantasy for all ages from award-winning author Len Boswell.
Lily was no angel. She was something . . .OTHER
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