Will an ancient gift determine her future? A thrilling novel based around the myth of the Cirkulatti, circus performers with extraordinary gifts... Ages: 13+ Cirkulatti: a person descended from circus performers of the ancient world, rumoured to have supernatural gifts... tallulah has always known she was different. She can communicate without speaking, a secret she shares only with her childhood nanny, Irena, who warns tallulah that gifts like hers are not always welcome. When tallulah begins training at the prestigious Cirque d'Avenir school, it soon becomes clear the troupe is not all that it seems. As tallulah is drawn deeper into a world of dark, ancient powers and centuries-old greed, she must call on the skills Irena taught her - and on the protection of the mysterious cuff Irena gave her for safekeeping. But what is the secret of the power the cuff holds? And why are men willing to die to possess it? tallulah always knew her gift was dangerous... But will it stop her from accepting her true inheritance?
|Publisher:||HarperCollins Publishers Australia|
|Product dimensions:||5.31(w) x 8.27(h) x 1.10(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Lisa Forrest is an Olympic swimming champion, successful author, media host and actor. Lisa was just fourteen when she burst onto the international swimming scene in 1978. She won the hearts of the Australian public when, with a 10,000 watt smile and a ton of personality, she participated in numerous international competitions. At 16, Lisa captained the Australian swimming team at the 1980 Moscow Olympics. Today, Lisa is one of Australia’s most popular media figures. She has written 3 books for children and in 2008, Lisa published BOYCOTT the story behind Australia’s controversial involvement in the 1980 Moscow Olympics.