Debut novel by a new local author. Sarah is sixteen, growing up on the streets of Melbourne, ignored and unnoticed. Until she witnesses something that makes her the target of the city’s biggest drug dealer. Jack Nathan’s life fell apart. He lost his family and his job. But he made a new start and when he took Sarah’s call at a crisis centre he became her only hope of surviving the ruthless killers hellbent on getting her at any cost.
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