The Attack by Catherine Jinks
English | 2021 | Mystery & Thriller | 810 KB
Robyn Ayres works as the camp caretaker on Finch Island, a former leper colony off the coast of Queensland.
Her current clients are a group of ex-military men who run a tough-love program for troubled teens.
The latest crop looks like the usual mix of bad boys and sad boys. Then Robyn takes a second look at a kid called Darren.
Last time she saw him his name was Aaron, and Robyn was his primary school teacher.
And she was somehow at the centre of a vicious small-town custody battle involving his terrifying grandmother.
Bruising classroom dynamics, manipulative parents and carers and horrendous small-town politics form the backdrop to a nail-biting thriller in which the tensions of ten years ago start to play themselves out, building to a violent climax in the present day.
Robyn escaped the past once.
Now it’s back – and this time there’s no way out.
Catherine Jinks’ books for adults, young adults and children have been published in a dozen countries and have won numerous awards, including a Victorian Premier’s Literary Award and the CBCA Book of the Year Award (four times).
She lives in the Blue Mountains.
Categories: Mystery & Thriller