I am Rebecca

I am Rebecca

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Life inside a religious cult becomes too much for 16-year-old Rebecca when she finds out who she is to marry. An award-winning and thrilling sequel to the bestselling classic I am Not Esther, by the acclaimed Fleur Beale. Winner of a Storylines Notable Young Adult Fiction Award 2015 hen she turns 14, Rebecca will find out who she is to marry. All the girls in her strict religious sect must be married just after their 16th birthdays.Her twin sister Rachel desperately wants to marry the boy she's given her heart to. All Rebecca wants is to have a husband who is kind, but both girls know the choice is not theirs to make. But what will the future hold for Rebecca? Is there a dark side to the rules which have kept her safe? Can the way ahead be so simple when the community is driven by secrets and hidden desires? Award-winning YA writer Fleur Beale's gripping sequel to the bestselling classic I am not Esther is a psychological thriller.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 130 x 198 x 22mm | 238g
  • Random House New Zealand Ltd
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1775535495
  • 9781775535492
  • 42,995

About Fleur Beale

Fleur Beale is the author of many award-winning books for children and young adults she has now had more than 40 books published in New Zealand, as well as being published in the United States and England. Beale is the only writer to have twice won the Storylines Gaelyn Gordon Award for a Much-Loved Book-with Slide the Corner in 2007, and I Am Not Esther in 2009. She won the Esther Glen Award for distinguished contribution to children s literature for Juno of Taris in the 2009 LIANZA Children s Book Awards. Fierce September won the YA category in the 2011 NZ Post Children s Book Awards and the LIANZA Young Adult Award in 2011. In 2012 she won the Margaret Mahy Medal for her outstanding contribution to children s writing and in 2015 she was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit. In 1999, Beale was Dunedin College of Education s Writer in Residence. A former high-school teacher, Beale lives in Wellington. One of Beale s most well-known books is I Am Not Esther, the story of a girl who is sent to live with relatives who are members of a strict religious cult. It s a gripping psychological thriller that won an Honour Awarshow more

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