The Face Thief

The Face Thief

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c o u r By hiraethia Updated Oct 02

''You don't want to be going that way, my dear,'' the voice cooed from everywhere at once. ''Ancient things that feast on flesh have made their home there and just now, girls are melting away like snow.''
  
  Kovya Karazamova, the storyteller's daughter, has many names. Soldier. Tretyak. Heretic. But there is one that they are afraid to say, one that they whisper in the dark with shivering tongues and trembling limbs. There is a creature who wears the skin of a girl, who plucks faces from the minds of people and spins shadows into things, with greedy fingers and a scorned heart. The Face Thief, they call her. And even the trees scream of her sins.
    
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  Winner of The Wattys 2017 - The Originals
  Winner of FANTASCI's The Chosen One competition
  Winner of TheFaeFolk's first Book of the Month competition

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skylarjonee skylarjonee Sep 29
*places an apple on my head*
                              
                              BLINDFOLD YOURSELF AND SHOOT ME, WOMAN
skylarjonee skylarjonee Sep 29
OMG Spoken like a true master 😧😱💕 
                              YOU JUST RATTLED MY BELLS
- - Jun 21
Fleurie, Ruelle and Svrcina. I FINALLY MET SOMEONE WHO LISTENS TO THEM!!!
Well, damn, if there's Bastille in this soundtrack, of course I'm going to listen to it.
I love this so far and the fact that I'm Russian makes this story so much better for me 😁
wooy_amm wooy_amm Aug 18
I honestly have a difficulty of pronouncing their names 😂 and i usually reread the sentences just to imagine the scenes but nvm thou i still think this book was great ;)