Just as things are about to go well for fifteen year old Lizzy May Morrison, her life is turned upside down when she receives some devastating news. What will happen and how will she resolve matters when, together with her friend Joe, they uncover a troublesome secret?
Supported by a friendship with the enigmatic Catherine Van der Hayde, there are hints of a mysterious past but her abrupt departure causes Lizzy May to make a discovery that underpins a tale of extraordinary escape, heroism and adventure. Sometimes you have to do the wrong thing for it to be right.
This is a delightful story of an evolving romance, but not before Lizzy May has to confront her fears and seek meaning for the deeper questions of life. With an engaging manner of dialogue, this intricate novel set in the 1970s is both entertaining and refreshingly unpredictable.
Deep, resonant and poignant My Story has the capacity to appeal to both young and older readers.