THE GIRL WHO GREW WINGS
A Stunning YA fantasy loosely inspired by Greek Mythology. OUT NOW!
'Gorgeous and deeply heartfelt,' Bea Fitzgerald
'A triumph!' Ann Sei Lin
'This book has it all,' Alexandra Christo
Icari has always known she's a Healer, while her twin sister, Sephie, is cast as an Embalmer, despite showing early promise as an Alchemist - a secret the sisters keep to themselves for possessing two skills is punishable by death.
While Sephie learns how to wrap the dead, Icari eases the suffering of others, including a charismatic enemy prisoner called Caszeil. And it's to Caszeil that Icari turns when demons rise up from the Underworld and kidnap her sister. With his help, perhaps she can rescue Sephie. Even if this means growing wings - and flying in the face of the devil himself . . .
Praise for THE GIRL WHO GREW WINGS
'Greek mythology weaves beautifully between the epic romance and adventure. This book has it all: love, intrigue, and a sisterly bond that will change the worlds.' ALEXANDRA CHRISTO author of TO KILL A KINGDOM
'The Girl Who Grew Wings is a triumph of a book, full of heart and magic and the strength of sisterly bonds.' ANN SEI LIN author of REBEL SKIES
'A soaring tale of sisterly love which captured my heart from the start and never let go.' BEX HOGAN author of THE ISLES OF STORM AND SORROW TRILOGY
'I was completely swept away by this breathtaking story of sisterly devotion, combining the myths of Icarus and Persephone into a magical and terrifying world I didn't want to leave.' KATHARINE CORR co-author of DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS
'Clever, angry, ferociously feminist, THE GIRL WHO GREW WINGS is a deftly woven and compulsive read.' LAURA WOOD author of THE AGENCY OF SCANDAL
'God, I loved it. Mythic beauty and rage at its best. It left me feeling like I could fly.' ALICE BROADWAY author of THE INK TRILOGY
'A gorgeous and deeply heartfelt Greek mythology-inspired fantasy complete with sweeping romance, thrilling adventure and tender explorations of trauma and sisterhood.' BEA FITZGERALD author of GIRL, GODDESS, QUEEN
'A genuinely fascinating and unique fantasy story...the brilliantly crafted twists and turns kept me guessing throughout. It all builds to a blockbuster of a finale. I loved it.' BEN OLIVER author of THE LOOP
'Sublime, evocative, and full of twists and turns. The Girl Who Grew Wings broke my heart and put it back together again.' NATALI SIMMONDS author of GOOD GIRLS DIE LAST
'Compelling themes of love, loyalty and peril are interwoven with Greek mythology to create a uniquely powerful story. The Girl Who Grew Wings is a stunningly realised fantasy adventure.' TOM TOLKIEN, The School Reading List.
July 2023 book club pick for the School Reading list.
Long listed for the Berkshire teen book awards
The amazing cover is by Andrew Davis. You can see more of his work at: https://www.andrewdavisdesigns.co.uk/