Change Author:Ann Maxwell They were the new breed of humans, called paranormals. — Enemies called them parans and started a brutal program of extermination. — Far from earth the founded a secret colony and worked to master their own mysterious powers. But time had almost run out, so they sent Selena to the mysterious planet of Change. — Home of grotesque, super-psychic anim... more »al-like creatures. She was to taste of the forbidden fruit of knowledge that could either save the parans or destroy them...« less
i believe this was AM's first SF book. it is a precursor of her better efforts - DEAD GOD DANCING and NAME OF A SHADOW which are top-notch (imo). this one is deeply involved but somehow not quite as... together as her later books.