Author(s): Marcy Kate Connolly
Age range 8 to 14Emmeline can manipulate shadows, but what happens when her shadow starts craving a life of its own?Emmeline���s gift to control and manipulate shadows makes her the subject of mockery���and fear. Forbidden to leave home by her parents, Emmeline���s closest confidant is her own shadow, Dar. When a noble stranger visits and offers her parents a cure, Emmeline is terrified of losing her power���and her only friend. So Dar proposes a deal: she will change the noble���s mind if Emmeline will help her become flesh.When the man ends up in a coma, Emmeline is stunned���and blamed. Now forced to flee, her only hope of clearing her name is to find a way to give the shadow she���s no longer sure she can trust what it craves���life.