The Protected (Paperback)

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In a family torn apart by grief and guilt, one girl's struggle to come to terms with years of torment shows just how long old wounds can take to heal.
"I have three months left to call Katie my older sister. Then the gap will close and I will pass her. I will get older. But Katie will always be fifteen, eleven months and twenty-one days old."
Hannah's world is in pieces and she doesn t need the school counselor to tell her she has deep-seated psychological issues. With a seriously depressed mother, an injured dad, and a dead sister, who wouldn t have problems? Hannah should feel terrible but for the first time in ages, she feels a glimmer of hope and isn t afraid anymore. Is it because the elusive Josh is taking an interest in her? Or does it run deeper than that?

About the Author

Claire Zorn has a bachelor of fine arts and a postgraduate diploma in writing. She is the author of "The Sky So Heavy," which was a finalist in the 2013 Aurealis Awards and long-listed for the 2014 Gold Inky Awards.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780702250194
ISBN-10: 0702250198
Publisher: University of Queensland Pr (Australia)
Publication Date: April 1st, 2015
Pages: 264
Language: English