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Publisher's Summary

A Skinful of Shadows is a dark YA historical fantasy set in the early part of the English Civil War. Kate 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.
©2017 Frances Hardinge (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
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By Amazon Customer on 12-02-17

Why not an Englishwoman?

It irks me that this is an English book, written by an English woman, that takes place in England but to narrator is an American putting on a mediocre English accent. Makes no sense and really takes away from the story.

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