The Virus of Beauty

 
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The Virus of Beauty
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Release Date
July 31, 2019
ISBN
9781643780658
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The Virus of Beauty is spreading, and no witch is safe.Their only hope is to persuade a teenage boy to accept he's a wizard and release the cure from a spellbound journal he inherited from his father. But Wilf Gilvary would rather see his soccer ball fly past a goalie than experience flight by broom. When a young witch he's befriended contracts the virus, Wilf must overcome his fear of magic to unlock the journal's secrets - but will it be too late to save her?In this debut novel, C.B. Lyall takes us on a journey to modern day Hong Kong before plunging into an alternative realm of magic.
The Virus of Beauty is a compelling read with rich imagery, compassionate and ruthless characters. The story is told through the eyes of Wilf, Katryna and Wilf's stepsister Myra. Each will be betrayed, manipulated, befriended and tested before they reach the end of this journey.

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