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Half Truths
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  • Published: 3 November 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141367309
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

Half Truths


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A brand new short story from Sally Green, author of the phenomenal Half Bad trilogy.
Fleeing the pain of his sister's murder, Gabriel Boutin has escaped to Switzerland in search of the one person who can restore him to his true witch self, the dangerous and unpredictable Black witch, Mercury.
But Mercury's help doesn't come cheap. And as he takes his place among her servants, Gabriel finds himself starting to think the unthinkable - maybe he would be better off if he stayed a fain forever . . .
Witch or fain - which is his true nature? And where will his divided loyalties lead him?
%%%A new short story from Sally Green, set in the world of Half Bad.
Gabriel Boutin is back in Europe, stuck in the body of a fain.
He's looking for Mercury, the powerful and volatile Black Witch who might be his only hope of regaining his true form.
But Mercury's help won't come cheap, and as Gabriel is put to punishing work to earn her trust, he begins to realise that life as a fain could be a way to escape the violence of his past.
Torn between two paths, can Gabriel find the true Witch within, before he's trapped as a fain forever?
%%%A new short story from Sally Green, set in the world of Half Bad.
Gabriel Boutin is back in Europe, stuck in the body of a fain.
He's looking for Mercury, the powerful and volatile Black Witch who might be his only hope of regaining his true form.
But Mercury's help won't come cheap, and as Gabriel is put to punishing work to earn her trust, he begins to realise that life as a fain could be a way to escape the violence of his past.
Torn between two paths, can Gabriel find the true Witch within, before he's trapped as a fain forever?

  • Pub date: 3 November 2015
  • ISBN: 9780141367309
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook

About the Author

Sally Green

Sally Green lives in north-west England with her husband and son. She has had various jobs and even a profession but in 2010 she discovered a love of writing and now just can't stop. She used to keep chickens, makes decent jam, doesn't mind ironing, loves to walk in Wales even when it's raining, and will probably never jog again. She really ought to drink less coffee. Half Bad is her first novel.

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