This is the fire opal.
Mcbride draws the reader into a place of true magic, where there are no boundaries seperating the real world and the real world and the fantastic, only enchanted gateways.Regina McBride wriites in a shimmering and often hypnotic prose style it casts an undeniable spell.McBrides work is of supercharged imagination, in which the presence of sea spirits,ghosts,and the dire workings of fate contribute to an atmosphere of brooding mystery.Regina McBride is the critically acclaimed author of three novels for adults: The Marriage bed, The land of women, and The Nature of Water and Air. The Fire Opal is her first book for young adults. She teaches creative writing at Hunter College in New York City, Where she live with her husband and daughter.
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