In a world struggling back from the brink of apocalypse, life is harsh. And for Elspeth Gordie, it is also dangerous. That’s because Elspeth has a secret: she is a Misfit, born with mysterious mental abilities that she must keep hidden under threat of death. And her worries only multiply when she is exiled to the mountain compound known as Obernewtyn, where—for all her talents—Elspeth may finally and truly be out of her depth. Then she learns she’s not the only one concealing secrets at Obernewtyn.
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About Isobelle Carmody
I am very fortunate in that I have spent pretty much my whole life being a writer, and before I was a writer, I was a storyteller. By that, I mean I told stories to my seven younger brothers and… More about Isobelle Carmody
Published by Random House Books for Young Readers Dec 09, 2008| 256 Pages| Young Adult| ISBN 9780375892370