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Romance, intrigue, and plenty of action are woven into a rich and suspenseful narrative in this powerful YA fantasy. The mixed-race heroine Myra is a Flickerkin and can flicker (become invisible) at will. She hasn’t cultivated or revealed this ability, since Flickerkin are persecuted as potential criminals and spies. When invisible people become tricksters and then murderers, Myra’s Flickerkin heritage becomes a deadly secret, putting her relationship with the leader’s son—and her own life—in jeopardy. Loyalties shift and difficult choices are made before Myra understands who she wants to be.
About the Author
Mary G. Thompson was born and raised in Cottage Grove and Eugene, Oregon. She was a practicing attorney for more than seven years, including almost five years in the U.S. Navy. She is a librarian in Washington, D.C. Visit her at www.marygthompson.com.
"...gripping characters, a sharp, quick pace, and a satisfying conclusion."
"Thompson’s imaginative descriptions of Flickering...and the sea-centered rituals of the island people combine to create a unique fantasy world with a rich history."
"This tale of mixed heritage and divided loyalties with an engaging heroine will appeal to fans of character-driven fantasy. "
"Filled with vivid, fascinating magic and set in an intriguing world, Flicker and Mist is an exciting, thought-provoking, haunting novel that lingers long after you finish the last page."
—Sarah Beth Durst, author of The Queen of Blood