ISBN 9781444769524,Afraid




Hachette India Publishers

Publication Year 2015

ISBN 9781444769524

ISBN-10 1444769529


Number of Pages 368 Pages
Language (English)
Mandasue Hellers thrilling novel is set on the gritty streets of Manchester. When fifteen-year-old Skyes mother finally does something so shocking that it cant be hushed up, the police turn her over to the social workers - and thats when the nightmare begins. She doesnt know if her father is alive or dead; the woman who is supposed to be helping her dumps her in a terrifying home thats more like a jail. But she still has one friend to turn to: the sympathetic girl shes met in an internet chat room, the one who seems to have a home life as unhappy as Skyes. And Jade offers her a safe place to stay ...Alone in Manchester, nearly penniless, Skye is willing to trust Jade. Even when it isnt Jade who turns up at the rendezvous, but a grown-up man who says hes Jades brother...
About the Author: Mandasue Heller
Mandasue Heller was born in Cheshire and moved to Manchester in 1982. She spent ten years living in the notorious Hulme Crescents which have since become the background to her novels. Not only is she a talented writer, but she has also sung in cabaret and rock groups, seventies soul cover bands and blues jam bands.