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Far From You

Tess Sharpe

4 Reviews

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Interest age: from c 12 years, Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), Children's Fiction, Thrillers (Children's / Teenage), Romance & relationships stories (Children's / Teen, Personal & social issues: drugs & addiction (Child

Living with the truth can be murder... A powerful debut and gripping thriller that follows Sophie as she tries to track down her best friend's killer.

Nine months. Two weeks. Six days.

That's how long recovering addict Sophie's been drug-free. Four months ago her best friend Mina died in what everyone believes was a drug deal gone wrong - a deal they think Sophie set up. Only Sophie knows the truth. She and Mina shared a secret, but there was no drug deal. Mina was deliberately murdered.

Forced into rehab for a drug addiction she'd already beaten, Sophie's finally out and on the trail of the killer. But can she track them down before they come for her?

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Praise for Far From You

  • Ultra-condensed review is basically along the lines of buy this right now - top five of the last decade for me, maybe top three. If you're a fan of great teen books in general, or great LGBT teen books in particular, you really can't afford to miss out on this - YA YA YEAH

  • If you're a fan of emotional reads full of secrets and complex relationships then you won't want to miss this brilliant debut - JESS HEARTS BOOKS

  • I don't even know where to start with this book. It's completely captivated me and I feel emotionally drained by the entire thing. One thing's for certain and that's that this is one hell of a debut. I may as well give Tess Sharpe my money right now because I know I'll be reading her work from here on - UNCORKED THOUGHTS

  • Whilst on the surface, this is a tense, fast-paced thriller filled with intrigue and mystery, underneath lies a beautifully crafted and heart-breaking story of two girls' relationship as they try to understand, and deal with, their feelings for one another as well as how these feelings affect those closest to them ... FAR FROM YOU is a truly gripping and exciting read that will have many readers having to finish it in just the one sitting. A brilliant debut novel from Sharpe that will leave readers eager for more from this talented writer - WE LOVE THIS BOOK

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Tess Sharpe

Born in a backwoods cabin to a pair of punk rockers, Tess Sharpe grew up in rural California. Following an internship with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, she studied theater at Southern Oregon University before abandoning the stage for the professional kitchen. She lives, bakes, and writes near the Oregon border.

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