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Jan Elizabeth Watson

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Jan Elizabeth Watson lives in Maine. ASTA IN THE WINGS is her first novel. Her widely anticipated second novel, WHAT HAS BECOME OF YOU, will be published in May, 2014. For more about the author, visit: http://janelizabethwatsonwriter.com

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"Like Alice after tumbling down the rabbit hole, Asta takes us on a journey through a confounding world filled with remarkable characters. A compassionate tale mixed with hope and sorrow, Asta In the Wings evokes both the tenderness and the danger of one child's struggle to find a place for herself in a world she is only beginning to understand. It's a gem of a book."
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“It doesn't seem right that someone like that would get sick and die.'
[He] countered, 'Why shouldn't it be right? It's what happens.”
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