Alyzon Whitestarr doesn't take after her musically talented father or her nocturnal, artistic mother. In fact, sheís the most normal member of a very eccentric family . . . until the day that an accident leaves her more unique than she ever could have dreamed. |
Suddenly colors are more vibrant to Alyzon; her memory is flawless; but strangest of all is Alyzonís sense of smell. Her best friend smells of a comforting sea breeze. She registers her fatherís contentment as the sweet scent of caramelized sugar. But why does the cutest guy in school smell so rancid?
With Alyzonís extrasensory perception comes intrigue and danger, as she becomes aware of the dark secrets and hidden ambitions that threaten her family. In the end, being different might be less of a blessing than a curse. . . .