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    Description**Shortlisted for the 2012 The Word Guild Awards** An entity from nothing space and time, Akaesman lurks in his dominion, waiting, watching through his peephole into our world for the right prey. And when he spots a good one, he forces himself into our space and time, evading the Akaesman patrol, invading his chosen one. He spreads his evil to everyone, one by one, male and female, changing them forever into his image. But the young songwriter and her fiance, enjoying the end of their road trip, have never heard of Akaesman. On the eve of the summer solstice, they fly home to Toronto down a local highway past slumbering fields, toward a thick starlight-sucking forest, oblivious of their destination: Akaesman. He comes out of a green neon wind. He smacks their car; he cracks the window; he's in her. Her songwriting career is dead. Her name is gone. When she learns of his presence, she resists him; she wrestles with him; she seeks help in her battle. Yet she loses ground. She's ready to quit. And that's when she discovers that there is more than one kind of evil... ----- "Put simply this is the best urban fantasy story that I have ever read period." Shane Porteous on She, from his Goodreads review. "I found myself caught up in the story and carried through to the end. It's not in a genre I would normally enjoy (though to be honest, in that context it's hard to classify "She"), but I did enjoy it and would strongly recommend it." Andrew Fogg on She, from his Amazon UK review. "I found this an unusual and interesting read. It was suspenseful right to the last page. I would recommend it to all lovers of Fantasy." Primula on She, from her Amazon UK review. "Shireen's pen has all the force of a great storyteller and the artistic skills of reviving a past scene in its most original form." Ernest Dempsey on Shireen Jeejeebhoy's award-winning biography Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story "If you want a book you can't put down, get Lifeliner into your hands..." Gloria Oren on Shireen Jeejeebhoy's award-winning biography Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story


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    Title
    She
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Shireen Jeejeebhoy
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 264
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 358 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780987711021
    ISBN 10: 0987711024
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    DC22: FIC
    BIC subject category V2: HRCV
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP028
    Ingram Theme: RELI/CHRIST
    Ingram Subject Code: FI
    Libri: I-FI
    BIC subject category V2: FW
    BISAC V2.8: FIC042080
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Sa Jeejeebhoy
    Imprint name
    Sa Jeejeebhoy
    Publication date
    01 July 2011
    Author Information
    Shireen Jeejeebhoy mayn't have been born in Toronto, but she has fully immersed herself in its fractious and neighbourly life to the point that she uses it as a character in many of her books. Jeejeebhoy received a B.Sc. in psychology from the University of Toronto. Her first book "Lifeliner: The Judy Taylor Story" won the 2008 Reader Views Reviewers Choice Award for best biography. Her first novel, "She" was shortlisted for The Word Guild Awards, Novel-Futuristic Category. Through Iguana Books, she recently published "Concussion Is Brain Injury," a true life memoir of her recovery from a "mild" traumatic brain injury. Jeejeebhoy is working diligently on her next two novels. When she is not writing, reading, taking photographs, she hunts for good coffee and sensational chocolate.