Only Child

Only Child

Zach's story starts on the worst day of his life...

We went to school that Tuesday like normal.
Not all of us came home...

Huddled in a cloakroom with his classmates and teacher, six-year-old Zach can hear shots ringing through the corridors of his school. A gunman has entered the building and, in a matter of minutes, will have taken nineteen lives.

In the aftermath of the shooting, the close knit community and its families are devastated. Everyone deals with the tragedy differently. Zach's father absents himself; his mother pursues a quest for justice - while Zach retreats into his super-secret hideout and loses himself in a world of books and drawing.

Ultimately though, it is Zach who will show the adults in his life the way forward - as, sometimes, only a child can.

German by birth, Rhiannon Navin now lives in New York. She is married, with three children and two cats. This is her first novel.

Only Child
Macmillan
Author: Rhiannon Navin
ISBN: 9781509855599
RRP: $29.99





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