On Sale: May 7, 2019
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Now available in a redesigned edition, Tanith Lee's
sci-fi classic of a woman's quest for acceptance through the
transfer of her consciousness to an artificial body.
In the futuristic world of Indigo, reproduction is
controlled by the government, guaranteeing that every baby
is happy, healthy, and beautiful. But mistakes happen, and a
rare few babies are accidentally born biologically, like
Because of her natural-born features, Magdala is an outcast
in society--abandoned at birth, abused in the orphanage she
grew up in, and branded with the cruel name "Ugly." But
Magdala's world turns upside down when she's approached by
Claudio Loro, a wealthy scientist who has created a
beautiful artificial body. When he offers to transfer
Magdala's consciousness into the body, she cannot refuse the
priceless opportunity for a new, beautiful life.
However, unbeknownst to her, Claudio has crafted her new
body to resemble Christophine del Jan, his rival scientist
and former lover. Now Magdala must impersonate Christophine
to infiltrate high society, court Claudio's advances, and
decide whose side she is truly on--all while maintaining her
real body lest it die...and she die with it.
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