Author(s): Simon Packham
Lauren's family have moved house very suddenly, and she and her sister Tilda have to go to a new school. Lauren's determinied to reinvent herself, but she's panic stricken when she sees Harry, who she knew a few years ago, Luckly, Harry obviously doesn't seem to recognise her, and she know she has to make sure it stays like that. Lauren, unlike Tilda, settles in well. She makes friends, is helping to organise the school fashion show and has boys asking her out. But just as her life finally seems to be looking up, she starts receiving macabre presents. When she receives a message, "Isn't it time your new friends knew all about you?" she has to admit that someone knows her secret. But who, and what should she do? What is the secret of Lauren's past? SELLING POINTS: * A moving, funny, thought-provoking and totally absorbing book that will keep readers on tenterhooks to the end * Topical and relevant to the experiences of modern teens, both male and female, especially in the LGBT* community * Simon's books have been very well received REVIEWS: 'Simon Packham is among today's best writers of realistic teen fiction.' - Books for Keeps 'Packham is hugely consistent. I'd pre-order his next novel right now without needing to know anything about it - I'm so confident that it'll be worth reading'. -- Bookbag
What is the secret of Lauren's past?
Simon Packham was a stand-up comedian and then an actor for twenty years (if you didn't blink you might have caught him on The Bill, or standing next to Dame Judi Dench in a mask) before becoming a writer. He has published four previous books with Piccadilly, including FIREWALLERS and SILENCED which was shortlisted for several awards including the Leeds Book Award. Follow him at www.simonpackham.com or on Twitter: @baldambitions.