"This intriguing twist on the chosen child in an elite school trope confronts the reader with a number of unsettling questions that will linger long after the final page has turned." - Publishers Weekly
Briella Blake has always been wicked smart. When she’s invited to attend a special school for gifted students, she finally has the chance to focus on a project that begins to consume her – the ability to recreate and save copies of a person’s entire set of memories. Her friendship with a raven that’s as smart as she is leads to conflict with her mother Marian, who is no longer able to deny that there’s something wrong with her child.
FLAME TREE PRESS is the new fiction imprint of Flame Tree Publishing. Launching in 2018 the list brings together brilliant new authors and the more established; the award winners, and exciting, original voices.
Megan Hart writes books. Some of them use bad words, some make you cry, some might scare you. She can’t live without the ocean, the internet or music. She writes a little bit of everything from horror to romance.
"This intriguing twist on the chosen child in an elite school trope confronts the reader with a number of unsettling questions that will linger long after the final page has turned."
– Publishers Weekly
"The horror creeps up on you, and I loved that about this story...Black Wings is a little The Omen, a bit Rosemary's Baby, and a lot awesome. It's disturbing and the tension drips off the page, kept me on the edge of my seat as the nightmare unfolded. I couldn't put it down, found myself racing towards the shocking conclusion."
– Yolanda Sfetsos
"Black Wings was a great, surprising find and an unsettling, sinister horror story."
"If you liked The Prodigy or plan to see it this would be an excellent companion piece."
– Signal Horizon
"BLACK WINGS is a totally engrossing psychological thriller, with implications for civilization's future."
– The Haunted Reading Room
"I can't stop thinking about this book!"
– Book Fuel Blog
"I Loved this book!"
– Well Worth A Read
"I really enjoy the author’s subtle and original approach to the creepy-kid trope, it’s one of my favourites ... This is one of those books that will stay with me a long time!
– The Most Sublime
"...a disturbing and compelling examination of the horrors of motherhood."
– We Who Walk Here, Walk Alone
"Black Wings is dark and demanding with spine chilling moments that will leave you gasping for breath...It's a fantastic piece of work on every level."
– Stacy is Reading
"... a fast moving and entertaining drama which I sped through in a couple of days and is well worth checking out."
– Horror DNA
"Black Wings is a wonderful, real-life-like story with a touch of the fantastical. Wildly original."