About this book
Longlisted for the "Guardian" First Book Award 2009, this is for fans of "The Time Traveller's Wife" and "The Memory Keeper's Daughter". Ida MacLaird is slowly turning to glass; as she tries to come to terms with her condition, she falls in love with Midas Crook.
A mysterious metamorphosis has taken hold of Ida MacLaird - she is slowly turning into glass. Fragile and determined to find a cure, she returns to the strange, enchanted island where she believes the transformation began, in search of reclusive Henry Fuwa, the one man who might just be able to help... Instead she meets Midas Crook.