Still Life with Shape-shifter

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Penguin, Nov 6, 2012 - Fiction - 336 pages
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National bestselling author Sharon Shinn presents a passionate, heart-wrenching story of secrets and the lengths to which we’ll go to protect those we love...
 
For her entire life, Melanie Landon has hidden the fact that her half sister, Ann, is a shape-shifter, determined to protect her from a world that simply wouldn’t understand. When a man shows up asking about Ann—who has been missing for months—Melanie fears the worst, and with good reason. Freelance writer Brody Westerbrook knows about the existence of shape-shifters and intends to include Ann in the book he’s writing.
 
While Melanie is immediately drawn to the stranger, she knows better than to trust him, and she denies his claim. But when Ann finally reappears, looking thin and sick, Melanie realizes exposure is the least of their worries. Protecting her sister has always been an enormous part of Melanie’s life, but as Ann’s health rapidly deteriorates, Melanie must come to grips with the fact that saving her may mean letting go…
 

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Review courtesy of Dark Faerie Tales Quick & Dirty: I really had mixed emotions about this story about a woman who is willing to ruin all her own personal happiness to keep an eye on her younger ... Read full review

Review: Still Life with Shape-Shifter (Shifting Circle #2)

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I was one of the people who really, really disliked the first book in Shinn's shape-shifting series. I feel that Shinn's particular brand of romance doesn't work in a modern/real-world setting the way ... Read full review

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MELANIE
JANET
JANET CHAPTER NINE MELANIE
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Sharon Shinn is a journalist who works for a trade magazine. Her first novel, The Shape-Changer’s Wife, was selected by Locus as Best First Fantasy Novel of 1995. She has won the William L. Crawford Award for Outstanding New Fantasy Writer, and was twice nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. She has also received a Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award and won the 2010 Romantic Times Career Achievement Award in the Science Fiction-Fantasy category. A graduate of Northwestern University, she has lived in the Midwest most of her life.

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