This action cannot be undone.
Publication Date: 5 Apr 2016
Subject: Older teen novels
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 10, Year 11)
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Two teenagers with anxiety issues find solace in each other as they try to overcome their personal demons.
Myla used to love spending long, hot days on the beach with her sister, Asha. Until the day Asha was taken from her and the sun went out. Forever.
That was two years ago. Myla hasn't been down to the beach - or even left the house - since. Crippling agoraphobia and panic attacks keep her locked inside a nightmare of the day she can never forget. Her main contact with the outside world is online - until she meets Jamie.
Jamie is new in town and also struggles with things most people find easy. Nobody gets why it's so hard for him to eat. But, like Myla, Jamie is trapped by his fears and feels anxious, awkward and alone.
Gradually the pair begin to trust each other. Are they willing to reveal their secrets - and risk discovering the truth? Or will they let their pasts consume them for good...
NOTE: Occasional strong conversational swearing, cyber and actual stalking, and details of the main character's sisters kidnap and murder.
Occasional strong conversational swearing, cyber and actual stalking, and details of the main character's sisters kidnap and murder.