Vivian is a cosmopolitan Taiwanese-American tourist who often escapes her busy life in London through adventure and travel. Johnny is a 15-year-old Irish teenager, living a neglected life on the margins of society. On a bright spring afternoon in West Belfast, their paths collide during a horrifying act of violence. Inspired by true events, this is a story of the dark chapters and chance encounters that can irrevocably determine the shape of our lives.
An astonishing and unique debut novel inspired by the author’s own story. Hailed as one of the top debuts to look out for in 2017 by Stylist Magazine.
“An important and moving book.” CATHY RENTZENBRINK, author of The Last Act of Love
“Complex and rewarding […] an important book.” STYLIST