psychic ability

by Allison Baggio

Growing up, Maya Devine never understood why her half-Irish mother dragged her to Hindu temple, or made her stand on the streetcorners of Saskatoon handing out passages from the Baghavad Gita. Maya has always been able to see people’s auras, but when she is 11, after her mother is diagnosed with cancer, she develops the ability to read minds. Ever the eccentric, her mother chooses to live out her final days in a teepee in the family’s backyard, attracting the curiosity of neighbours who believe her to be some kind of prophet. After her mother dies, Maya’s talent-agent father abandons her to live with his secretary, and Maya discovers an old diary of her mother’s that reveals a long-kept secret. Read more…