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An intriguing, compelling and moving new novel from the award-winning author of Finding Violet Park.

When the good-looking boy with the gentle voice presses the dropped negative into Rowan's hand, she's sure it's all a big mistake. But next moment he's gone, lost in the crowd of bustling shoppers. And she can't afford to lose her place in the checkout queue âe" after all, if she doesn't take the groceries home, nobody else will.

Rowan has more responsibilities than most girls her age. These days, she pretty much looks after her little sister single-handedly âe" which doesn't leave much time for friends or fun. So when she finds out that Bee from school saw the whole thing, it piques her curiosity. Who was the mysterious stranger? Why was he so insistent that the negative belonged to Rowan?

Bee invites Rowan to her house where they make a print of the negative. And the face that appears in front of Rowan's eyes is that of her dead brother Jackâe¦

Publisher: London : HarperCollins Children's, 2008.
ISBN: 9780007229659
0007229658
Characteristics: 248 p.

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emmadragons
Nov 01, 2013

Absoulutly brilliant loved it

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bookaholic007
Jul 25, 2011

I have 2 words to describe this book:
1. (Very) haunting.
2. Dissappointing.

I was REALLY disappointed with this book, it was good at first and then near the end things went wrong and weird and it really surprised me.
I didn't like the surprises,they were disturbing and haunting.

i DON'T recommend this book.

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bookaholic007
Jul 25, 2011

bookaholic007 thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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bookaholic007
Aug 19, 2011

Sexual Content: There wasn't any descriptive sexual content just that a teenager in the book has a son (she's still in school,) I found that disturbing.

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