Are some girls just born to cause trouble?
Jael Thompson has never really fit in. She’s changed schools too many times to count. The only family she’s ever known is her father, a bitter ex-priest who never lets her date and insists she attend the strictest Catholic school in Seattle. And her mother — well, she was a five thousand year old demon. That doesn’t exactly help.
But on her sixteenth birthday, her father gives her a present that brings about some unexpected changes. Some of the changes, like strange and wonderful powers and the cute skater boy with a knack for science, are awesome. But others, like the homicidal demon seeking revenge on her family? Not so much.
Steeped in mythology, this is an epic tale of a heroine who balances old world with new, science with magic, and the terrifying depths of the underworld with the ordinary halls of high school.
An extract from the author's website jonskovron.com:
"Jon was born in Columbus, Ohio. He’s lived a lot of places, including New York, Seattle, and Pittsburgh. He and his two sons currently reside just outside Washington, DC.
Jon Skovron has never really fit in, and has no plans to start now. After twelve years of Catholic school, he went on to study acting at a conservatory program for four years before returning to his first love, writing. His second novel, Misfit, was recently published in August 2011 by Abrams Books. Bestselling author Holly Black called it “A diabolically delightful paranormal” and Kirkus (starred review) called it, “Thoughtful, scary and captivating."
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