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The Colour Black

Maia Walczak

224 pages
Jacaranda Books Art Music
Silvia is an artist who lives in a luxurious penhouse in San Diego. Since the age of seven she has lived a secret life. Jack is an environmental and human rights lawyer, and a keen wild swimmer. Five years ago he suddenly realized that life was not at all what it seemed. Silvia is inexplicably drawn to Jack, and confides in him about her past, revealing a secret that drives them both out of town. Together they travel across the landscapes of America to Alaska, looking for answers and finding adventure. A story of love, conspiracy and adventure, The Colour Black is the stunning debut from British talent Maia Walczak.
Author Bio
Maia Walczak is an artist, illustrator and author of adult and children’s fiction. Born and raised in London to Polish parents, Maia has lived in the UK, Chile and Australia, and Poland, and now resides in Cornwall. Maia’s previous works include The Silent Books, a series of picture books without words, and a standalone interactive ebook The Black Hat. She is a member of the Happy Gallery art collective. The Colour Black is her first book for adults.