REBECCA LIM is a writer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. Rebecca is the author of seventeen books, including The Astrologer's Daughter (a Kirkus Best Book of 2015 and Notable Book, CBCA Book of the Year for Older Readers), Afterlight and the bestselling Mercy. Shortlisted for the Prime Minister's Literary Award, Aurealis Award, INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award and Davitt Award for YA, Rebecca's work has also been longlisted for the Gold Inky Award and the David Gemmell Legend Award. Her novels have been translated into German, French, Turkish, Portuguese and Polish. She is a co-founder of the Voices from the Intersection initiative.
Praise for the Mercy series'A sinister and rather fabulous world' -- The Age'Gripping ... by the end, you can't help but wonder who this angel of Mercy will become next' -- Sunday Herald Sun'This thriller has a creepiness that keeps the pages turning.' -- Kirkus Reviews'Mercy['s] sarcasm, courage, and determination will hook readers.' -- School Library Journal'Subtly beautiful and utterly intriguing, Rebecca Lim's Mercy series brims with mystery and romance that pull readers through the veil between worlds real and mythical.' -- Andrea Cremer, New York Times-bestselling author of the Nightshade series'A page-turning mystery with touches of romance ... beautifully written prose; and a dark and twisting plot that kept me guessing' -- Laurie Faria Stolarz, bestselling author of Touch and the Blue is for Nightmares series'What is compelling about this novel is not only its tightly constructed plot but the lyric quality of the writing ... Not to be missed' -- Reading Time'In her U.S. debut, Australian author Lim opens her planned series with a dark and chilling mystery, where the supernatural meets every parent's nightmare. Vivid prose highlighting Mercy's sense of isolation will draw readers in ... while dramatic tension and the mystery of Mercy's Quantum Leap-style body-hopping ought to keep their attention' -- Publisher's Weekly'A racy story of good and evil in a world where angels aren't all sweetness and light' -- Sunday Herald Sun