Watch Over Me
The pressure of my blood, the beat of my heart, is a message to you. You read each second of my body's life.It is the present day. The foggy northern city of Port Angelsund is under occupation by the soldiers of Garrison. Sylvie is a young woman just trying to survive. When she is singled out for punishment at a Garrison checkpoint, a young lieutenant rescues her from torture. Though she knows the terrible risks of collaboration, she cannot stop herself from falling in love. Watched by Garrison’s vast machinery of surveillance, Sylvie discovers she is also under the protective and suspicious gaze of her lover. When her older brother returns on a terrorist mission that will throw the city into chaos, Sylvie’s loyalties are tested beyond breaking point. Her deep bond with her brother and her illicit passion for her Garrison officer are loves that cannot coexist. Whatever she does is betrayal.
When We Have WingsIn a world divided into fliers and non-fliers, how far would you go to be able to fly? How much would you sacrifice – perhaps your own child? A beautifully written and compellingly original novel of sacrifice, betrayal and love. Highly visual and sensual, this book is political, philosophical and thought-provoking about the powers we now have to direct our own evolution and design our perfect selves.
Shortlisted for the 2012 Barbara Jefferis Award
Shortlisted for Best First Fiction 2012 Ned Kelly AwardsView more...