- United States
More informationSixteen-year-old Gemma is on a layover at Bangkok Airport, headed to Vietnam with her parents. When she steps away for a moment, she encounters the slightly older and oddly familiar Ty. Charmed by this extremely handsome young man, Gemma allows him to pay for her coffee, which he secretly drugs.
Her head swirling in confusion, Gemma is whisked away to Ty’s remote house in the unforgiving Australian Outback. She soon learns that Ty has been obsessed with her for years, and he believes she will learn to love him, too. But Gemma is no easy target. Clever and brave, she plots her escape—even as her feelings toward her captor grow more sympathetic.
This stunning debut novel from Australian author Lucy Christopher generated considerable buzz for its nonstop suspense and breathtaking imagery. The subtleties of Gemma’s fluctuating emotions are skillfully portrayed through Emily Gray’s narration.