The Cure for DreamingAbrams Books
Publication date: 08 Mar 2016
Author: Cat WintersWinters breathes new life into history once again with an atmospheric, vividly real story that includes archival photos and art from the period. Olivia Mead is a headstrong, independent girla suffragistin an age that prefers its females to be docile. Its 1900 in Oregon, and Olivias father, concerned that shes headed for trouble, convinces a stage mesmerist to try to hypnotise the rebellion out of her. But the hypnotist, an intriguing young man named Henri Reverie, gives her a terrible gift instead: shes able to see peoples true natures, manifesting as visions of darkness and goodness, while also unable to speak her true thoughts out loud. These supernatural challenges only make Olivia more determined to speak her mind and so shes drawn into a dangerous relationship with the hypnotist and his mysterious motives, all while secretly fighting for the rights of women.