A searing new mystery told in compelling and involving prose.
18-year-old Josie is making a fresh start and starting college. But she dreads questions about her history; particularly about the year she was eleven, when she ended up a vilified prisoner because her little stepbrother died. Now Alex, a ghostly figure from that past life is stirring up Josie’s dark secrets.
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Sandra Glover is a a writer for children who combines the very best of the worlds of contemporary 'issue' novels with the magic of the best fantasy and adventure stories. Her first book, THE NOWHERE BOY, was shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book Award and the Lanarkshire Children's Book Award; and THE GIRL WHO KNEW was also shortlisted for the Lancashire Children's Book Award.Review:
"Tackles the controversial subject of child killers with subtlety and sensitivity . . . raises pertinent moral questions about people's capacity to change and society's capacity for forgiveness" * The School Librarian * "Should make readers question what is meant by justice" * The Bookseller * "Deftly raises many pertinent questions . . . provocative, gritty and compelling" * Inis * "Moving and thought-provoking" * Carousel *
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Book Description Corgi Childrens, 2005. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000218777