WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL RUBERY AWARD BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017
WINNER OF THE CAROUSEL AWARE PRIZE BEST YOUNG ADULT BOOK 2017
‘Moving and unforgettable’ Rubery Book Award
‘A little gem with love, loss and life within its pages’ Netgalley
‘An author to watch’ Telegraph
‘This book is a stunner … one that will always remain in my top ten’ Being Unique Books
‘The writing is perfect, the story is fast-paced, and everything flows smoothly to tie up with a beautiful finish… I would recommend this book to anyone who likes their YA contemporary with a touch of suspense’ This is Lit
Ren Miller has died aged seventeen and yet her consciousness lives on, inhabiting her memorial bench by the River Thames in London. Ren longs to be reunited with her boyfriend Gabe, but soon discovers why he has failed to visit.
Devastated, she must learn to break through and talk to the living so she can reveal the truth about her untimely end.
Unique, haunting and compelling, this is a story about love, friendship, a passion for music and what, if anything, remains after we’ve gone.
There are so many benches lining the riverside, each and every on tragic in its own way.
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‘Dark, haunting, twisted . . . unforgettable’ Best Crime Fiction of 2015, Telegraph
‘Gripping, unusual and very well written – loved it’ Louise Voss
‘It is a disturbing reflective book that will refuse to loosen its grip on you for quite some time’ Book Fabulous
‘Words have power, and books like this showcase that power to a disturbing degree’ Sci-fi and Scary
‘One of the best stories I’ve read for Books & Pals. Highly recommended!’ Big Al’s Books & Pals
I was happy to hear Flood was dead. I wasn’t as happy as I thought I’d be, but I was happy all the same.
A complex game of cat and mouse in the seedy streets of Nottingham ends in death. Young artist Mia Jackson is compelled to watch the posthumous video diaries of Jack Flood – controversial bad boy of the London art world and convicted serial killer. Can Mia allow Drake Gallery to show Aftermath in their retrospective of his work? Muse or victim, why was she allowed to survive?
‘Pure, genuine, accessible and extremely moving’ Literogo
‘An excellent collection by an excellent writer’ Mediascover
‘Funny, poignant, quirky, unexpected, unusual . . . not a word wasted. Highly recommended’ Amazon
‘A collection of very well written dark comic tales. They start off innocent enough then completely throw you with a dark twist or something completely bizarre’ Amazon review
A random shooting, the death of Michael Jackson and the tsunami that is ill health all feature alongside: urban runners, adulterers, lovers, haters, life, death and something in between in this collection of twenty-one contemporary London stories.