Book ‘Ordinary Monsters’ by J. M. Miro

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A STUNNING NEW WORK OF HISTORICAL FANTASY, J. M. MIRO'S ORDINARY MONSTERS INTRODUCES READERS TO THE DARK, LABYRINTHINE WORLD OF THE TALENTS. England, 1882. In Victorian London, two children with mysterious powers are hunted by a figure of darkness ― a man made of smoke. Sixteen-year-old Charlie Ovid, despite a brutal childhood in Mississippi, doesn't have a scar on him. His body heals itself, whether he wants it to or not. Marlowe, a foundling from a railway freight car, shines with a strange bluish light. He can melt or mend flesh. When Alice Quicke, a jaded detective with her own troubled past, is recruited to escort them to safety, all three begin a journey into the nature of difference and belonging...
Publisher: Flatiron Books (June 7, 2022)  Pages: 672 pages  ISBN-10: 1250833663  ISBN-13: 978-1250833662  ASIN:‎ B09Y475VQB

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About the author: J.M. Miro is a novelist and poet living in the Pacific Northwest who grew up reading fantasy and speculative fiction. The dark historical fantasy Ordinary Monsters, coming from Flatiron Books on June 7, 2022, introduces the Talents–orphans born with unusual abilities that allow them to act as bridges between the world of the living and the world of the dead.