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New Australian YA romantic crime from the author of the award-winning Every series...
Boozer, brawler, ladies' man - nineteen-year-old Harris Derwent is not a good guy.
His one attempt to play the hero - helping out his old flame, Rachel Watts - has landed him in hospital. Now injured, broke and unemployed, he's stuck back in the country, at his father's mercy. Harris needs to pay off his dad's debts, and fast. But working as a runner for a drug cartel is a dangerous path - especially if Harris agrees to narc...
Eighteen-year-old Amita Blunt is the perfect police sergeant's daughter - practical, trustworthy, and oh-so responsible. Getting involved in Harris's case was never part of the plan. But working at the hospital, she's invisible - which makes her the ideal contact for a guy feeding information back to the police...
Harris and Amie's connection is sizzling hot - but if the cartel finds out about them, things could get downright explosive. Backed into a corner, with everything at stake, it's time for Harris and Amie to find out if love really has no limits...
About the Author
Ellie Marney is a teacher and author of YA fiction. Every Breath, the first novel of her YA romantic crime trilogy, the Every series, was listed in 2015 as one of the most-borrowed YA books in Australian libraries, and her books have won or been shortlisted for a bunch of other amazing awards. Ellie advocates for the #LoveOzYA movement, runs #LoveOzYAbookclub online, and is an ambassador for the Stella Prize Schools Program. She lives in a little wooden house on ten acres near Castlemaine, in north-central Victoria. Her partner and four sons still love her, even though she often forgets things and lets the housework go.
"A novel of bruising empathy and excitable romance...This is modern Australia for so many growing up on the periphery right now, picked apart with exquisite and smart insight from one of Australia's best crime and YA writers." - Danielle Binks, Begin End Begin: A #LoveOzYA Anthology
"Edgy, emotional, and action-packed...Ellie Marney draws you in with her brilliant stories. My new favourite YA author!" - Kylie Scott, NYT & USAToday bestseller, the Stage Dive series
ISBN: 9780648088516 ISBN-10: 0648088510 Audience:
Teenager / Young Adult
For Ages: 13 - 18 years old For Grades: 7 - 12 Format:
Number Of Pages: 430 Published: 1st August 2017 Publisher: Bearded Lady Press Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24
Weight (kg): 0.63