by C. B. Lyall Publish: Jul 30, 2019Series: Wilf Gilvary Series - Book 1Fantasy
Ugliness is power, and The Virus of Beauty is causing widespread panic.The witches only hope is persuading 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.
BIOGRAPHY CB Lyall grew up in Stockton-on-Tees in the North East of England. Since then she has lived in India, Belgium, Hong Kong and the USA. She currently resides in the Hudson Valley, north of New York, with her husband. She has three sons and one grandson.
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