Born with enchanted powers that brand her a Misfit in her paranoid
post-holocaust world, Elspeth Gordie gets herself sent to
Obernewtyn, where, rumor has it, a reclusive doctor is developing a
cure for Misfit abilities. But Obernewtyn is not what it seems, and
Elspeth must grow up quickly learn to control her powers.
Isobelle Carmody wrote the first book in the Obernewtyn series over twenty years ago. Since its publication this series has consistently been on the Australian bestseller list. Isobelle divides her time between Australia and Prague.