Teenagers fight back against neglect and abuse in this fast-moving novel set in contemporary suburban America. Kate's mother moves out of the house to live with her boyfriend, the spoiled son of a well-known neighborhood businessman. Kate's father loves his daughter but pushes her away. Kate meets a charismatic boy, Lucky, and is drawn into his own twisted family situation. The school counselors who are supposed to help troubled students blindly put Kate into the path of a sexual predator. Suburban corruption relentlessly spreads into the children's family lives.
Kirkus Reviews writes that "there's no shortage of drama and intrigue" in this, Mr. Keech's second novel.
|Publisher:||Real Nice Books LLC|
|Product dimensions:||0.43(w) x 5.50(h) x 8.50(d)|
|Age Range:||13 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Thomas Keech's first novel, The Crawlspace Conspiracy (Baskerville), was called "uncommonly entertaining" by Kirkus Reviews. Mr. Keech is an Assistant Attorney General who currently serves as counsel to the Maryland State Board of Physicians. He lives in Catonsville, Maryland and is married to Sharon Sweeney Keech, who publishes the parenting magazine, "Baltimore's Child." He is the father of two grown children, Dan "Height" Keech, a rap artist, and Julie Keech, a first-grade teacher in a Washington, D.C. charter school. He is currently working on a third novel.