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The Special Ones
Author: Em Bailey

ISBN: 9781742976280
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 1 April 2016
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 13.5 x 2.31
Esther is one of the Special Ones - four people who live under his protection in a remote farmhouse.

The Special Ones are not allowed to leave, but why would they want to? Here, they are safe from toxic modern life, safe from a meaningless existence, safe in their endless work. He watches them every moment of every day, ready to punish them if they forget who they are - all while broadcasting their lives to eager followers on the outside.

Esther knows he will renew her if she stops being Special, and that renewal almost certainly means death. Yet she also knows she's a fake. She has no ancient wisdom, no genuine advice to offer her followers.

But like an actor caught up in an endless play, she must keep up the performance - if she wants to survive long enough to escape.

About the Author

Em Bailey is an Australian living in Germany where, despite having been a vegetarian for many years, she now enjoys the occasional Wurst. Em used to be a new-media designer for a children's television production house and is now a full-time author. Shift is her first YA novel, alth...

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