The Flickering Light

By (author): Christina Kilbourne

Being an only child with eccentric parents in the 1950s makes life a challenge for Will Cassidy, but it is nothing compared to how difficult life gets when Penny, his two-year-old cousin, comes to live with his family. Then, just when life returns to normal again, his relatives appear out of thin air to reclaim Penny and her father turns up dead in the trunk of his flashy new car. It is many years before Will discovers the truth about the murder and who had a hand to play in it, but not before he can make amends and understand the past for what it was. “The Flickering Light” reveals the story about the strengths and the weaknesses of families, about how relationships ride parallel tracks for years then one day merge, how lost time can be recaptured, and how the truth can make up for what once was lost.

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Christina Kilbourne

Christina Kilbourne is an award-winning author of adult, young adult, and middle-grade fiction. Her books have won the Manitoba Young Readers Choice Award, a Snow Willow Award, and a Red Cedar Award and have been nominated for numerous others. She was born in Southwestern Ontario but spent her school years in Muskoka where she attended a two-room country school. In her spare time, Kilbourne enjoys travelling, skiing, hiking, kayaking, and anything else that keeps her moving. She lives in Bracebridge, Ontario.

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Being an only child with eccentric parents in the 1950s makes life a challenge for Will Cassidy, but it is nothing compared to how difficult life gets when Penny, his two-year-old cousin, comes to live with his family. Then, just when life returns to normal again, his relatives appear out of thin air to reclaim Penny and her father turns up dead in the trunk of his flashy new car. It is many years before Will discovers the truth about the murder and who had a hand to play in it, but not before he can make amends and understand the past for what it was. “The Flickering Light” reveals the story about the strengths and the weaknesses of families, about how relationships ride parallel tracks for years then one day merge, how lost time can be recaptured, and how the truth can make up for what once was lost.

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Dimensions:

288 Pages
8.5in * 5.5in * 1in
1lb

Published:

October 15, 2013

Country of Publication:

CA

Publisher:

Bookland Press

ISBN:

9781926956565

Book Subjects:

FICTION / Literary

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Language:

eng

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