SOLDIER BOY by Cassandra Parkin
Under the shadow of trauma, Liam has been discharged from the army. As night terrors torment him and he struggles to keep his anger intact, he finds himself in his car, his daughter Alannah asleep in the back, while his wife Emma has gone AWOL. With no idea where to go for shelter, his only goal is to hold onto his daughter at all costs. But Alannah is on a journey of her own.
As the consequences of Alannah’s choices unfold, nothing will ever be the same again.
Soldier Boy is gripping story about secrets, fear, longing, lies and the power of being true to yourself, even when the price is higher than you could have imagined.
Praise for Cassandra:
Shortlisted for an Amazon Rising Star Award
'A thoughtful novel. Parkin creates authentic, interesting characters' Carys Bray
'Fresh and original, written vividly and with lair. I was completely engrossed!' Katherine Webb
'A dark, eloquently creepy tale. Parkin's prose quivers with visceral terror' Carol Lovekin
ISBN (Paperback): 9781789551174
ISBN (Ebook): 9781789551181
Published: 1st October 2020
Price: £8.99 (Paperback) £4.99 (Ebook)
Extent: 304 pages
Rights Held: World
Translation rights: Yes
Cassandra Parkin grew up in Hull, and now lives in East Yorkshire. Her short story collection, New World Fairy Tales (Salt Publishing, 2011), won the 2011 Scott Prize for Short Stories.
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