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Cold Skin - Steven Herrick
Cold Skin
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Cowards don't always hide. Sometimes they're so gutless they need to stand out.Eddie doesn't want to be in school, he wants to work in the mine. But his dad won't go down the coal pits and he won't let his sons go either. Nothing much happens in Burruga, except for fights at the pub. Then one... show more
Cowards don't always hide. Sometimes they're so gutless they need to stand out.Eddie doesn't want to be in school, he wants to work in the mine. But his dad won't go down the coal pits and he won't let his sons go either. Nothing much happens in Burruga, except for fights at the pub. Then one Friday night a girl is found dead by the river, and every man in the town comes under suspicion. Eddie is drawn into secrets and a bitter struggle for revenge.A teen's first love, sexual awakening, murder, cowardice, vengeance, and forgiveness - these are the powerful ingredients for Steven Herrick's gutsiest book yet. Herrick deftly reveals a cast of vivid characters in this chilling story of malice, power, and the courage to forgive.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781590785720 (159078572X)
Publisher: Front Street
Pages no: 279
Edition language: English
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Yakmum
Yakmum rated it
0.0 Cold Skin
Novel in verse Australia, murder. Multle narratars so well done. I had noises who had killed the girl. it came as a complete surprise. EEddie is a noble young man despite his family.
jennifermcbride
jennifermcbride rated it
5.0 Cold Skin
Super scary psychological horror. Is it love or rape?
Sesana
Sesana rated it
A murder mystery in verse. It was pretty well done, except that I felt the pacing was slightly off. Nothing I could exactly put my finger on, though.
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