How far would you go to help a child you suspect is being abused - right now? Witness to what she believes is a little girl being molested, Maxine Reise sees no alternative but to intervene. She overpowers the abuser and whisks the child to safety. In the aftermath of this violent incident, eight-year-old Chloe is too terrified to talk, forcing Maxine to defend her split-second decision. Maxine, Chloe and the people closest to them are plunged into uncertainty as they try to get on with their lives, waiting for the truth to unfold. Told with unexpected humor, this gripping story explores how each character wrestles with growing up, trusting their instincts and knowing when to let go and move on. For more information, visit www.laurelhermanson.com.
- Paperback | 252 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 16mm | 439.98g
- 30 May 2009
- Morrisville, United States
- black & white illustrations