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Body Swap

This novel is a story of two bodies and souls that switch after a fatal collision and end up on a search for justice.

Sylvia McNicoll

A fatal collision — who's to blame? Two bodies, two souls switch in search of justice.

When 15-year-old Hallie gets knocked flying by a Hurricane SUV, her life ends without her ever having kissed a boy. At an otherworldly carnival, she meets and argues with the 82-year-old driver, Susan. Both return to life, only with one catch — they've swapped bodies.

Now Hallie has wrinkled skin and achy joints while Susan deals with a forehead zit and a crush on a guy who's a player. Hallie faces a life in a long-term care residence. Susan gets picked up for shoplifting. 

As they struggle with technology, medications and each other's fashion foibles, they start to understand and maybe even like each other. But can they work together to prove that a defect in the Hurricane caused the deadly crash? Or will their time run out? (From Dundurn)

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