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The Liminal Peopleby Ayize Jama Everett
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Taggert can heal and hurt with just a touch. When an ex calls for help, he risks the wrath of his enigmatic master to try and save her daughter.
But when Taggert realizes the daughter has more power than even he can imagine, he has to wrestle with the very nature of his skills, not to mention unmanned and uncreated gods, in order keep the girl safe. In the end, Taggert will have to use more than his power, he has to delve into his heart and soul to survive.
The Liminal People is a fast-paced science fiction thriller with shades of the Matrix or Richard Morgans Takeshi Kovacs novels dont worry, you havent read this before: this is something all new.
"From the Moroccan criminal underworld to the streets of London, expatriate American healer Taggert, whose extrasensory powers allow him to manipulate the human body down to the molecular level, is ripped away from his comfortable North African lifestyle in response to a former lover's desperate call for help. When fellow 'freak' Yasmine turns to him for aid after the disappearance of her daughter Tamara, a powerful telekinetic and telepath, Tag finds himself facing threats from a host of other 'liminal people' ranging from a streetwise teenager and an underground club hostess, to Tag's own mysterious boss. Fast-paced and frequently violent, Jama-Everett's engaging and fulfilling debut offers a compelling take on the classic science-fiction convention of the powerful misfit; incorporates an interesting, multiethnic cast of characters; and proves successful as both an action-packed thriller and a careful look at the moral dilemmas of those whose powers transcend humanity. (Dec.)" Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
Taggert can hurt or heal with a thought but he has to live with the consequences of his choice.
When his ex asks for help, Taggert risks the wrath of his enigmatic master to try and save her daughter. But as Taggert realizes the girl has more power than even he can imagine, he has to delve into the very nature of own skills and utilize his heart and soul to survive.
Ayize Jama-Everett was born and raised in Harlem, New York. He has traveled in Northern Africa, New Hampshire, and northern California. He holds a master's degree in clinical psychology and a master's in divinity. When not educating or studying, he's usually enjoying aged rums and practicing his aim.
About the Author
Ayize Jama-Everett: Ayize Jama-Everett was born in 1974 and raised in Harlem, New York. Since then he has traveled extensively in Northern Africa, New Hampshire, and Northern California. He holds a Master's in Clinical Psychology and a Master's in Divinity. He teaches religion and psychology at Starr King School for the Ministry when he's not working as a school therapist at the College Preparatory School. When not educating, studying, or beating himself up for not writing enough, he's usually enjoying aged rums and practicing his aim.
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