When Bailey arrives, she just wants to get through summer quietly, spending as much time in the water as she can.
Then she meets Adam.
Bailey’s not looking to make friends, but Adam i ...more
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Bailey has recently lost her parents to a violent crime. She and her younger sister Tilly are desperately trying to get on with their lives. Their grandmother takes them to a family resort to try to relax and forget about their problems. There Bailey meets a new gro...more
The summary of Underwater promises "a lot of secrets," "sinister truths," and "heartbreaking love triangles." However, Amazon says that this book is 194 pages and it's even less than that on iBooks - 169 pages. I feel like the length (and the writing style in general) don't really do all the promised "dark secrets" a whole lot of justice. Most of what was revealed - with both Bailey/Tilly and Clare's backgrounds - felt pretty skimmed over and not very... satisfactory.
Helen has worked in many jobs, doing everything from theatre stage management to phone counselling. She discovered her passion for writing for children and young people while wor ...more