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It all seemed like such a good idea at the time; a plan that would punish Mum for what she'd done and make me happy for the first time in ages. I should have realised; the warnings were staring me in the face. But it's funny what you don't notice when you want so very much to believe in something and someone. You can go on kidding yourself for ages - until that moment when ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published May 29th 2003 by Andersen Press Ltd (first published August 29th 2002)
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Katie's mom is a drunk and abusive. Her mom shoves her down the stairs, but still Katie convinces herself that her mom loves her. One day, after a violent fight, Katie runs out of the house and this is when she meets Joe. Joe convinces Katie to run away with him, so that her mom can be punished and mend her ways.

Katie has a younger brother, Tom, who is autistic and although he knows what has happened to Katie, he cannot find a way to tell anybody.

In the middle of the story, you understand why Jo
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A good story line with a very unexpected twist!
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