Lexi craves adventure and freedom from the mundane life forced upon her. One hundred years ago the first drop of acid rain fell. The people fled to the mountains, building a new way of life, a life she knows too well, and now she craves adventure. Lexi has a plan to become a ranger. Aron, her partner, believes she’s not strong enough to fight alongside him. Lexi will stop at nothing, to achieve her independence, even if that means defying him. Marcus, her childhood best friend makes a sudden return. Before she can rejoice in a reunion, she sees Mae, the bully that terrorized her in her teens has also returned. The person she loved and the person she hated the most, are standing together side by side leaving Lexi to wonder when her life became so complicated.
“A powerful dystopian thriller that captures the heart and imagination.”
“The story concerns neighbours Rick and Gemma who both rent beachside apartments.
Both these characters are broken but in very different ways.
Karen J Mossman makes both characters relatable and interesting.
As a romance develops between the two, the author clearly shows how each one is the perfect remedy for the other’s current ennui.
A great short read especially for those readers who love a good character-driven story.”
Coping with past tragedies, Stella lives on hope in the present. She plays the game and hopes that one day she will beat the odds. Is this all there is to Stella’s story?
Self-shame is the enemy…. It is a power struggle. At times it may seem hopeless and pointless to fight the inner demons.
Sometimes, when your self-esteem is low, it takes a special someone to help build it up again.