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“An absorbing story full of depth and emotion…
[a] beautifully realized debut.”
–Kirkus starred review

“A lacerating picture of grief and regret… compelling.”
–Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books starred review


“Full of struggle and strong emotions, likely to find an appreciable YA audience.”       School Library Journal


“Sharpe’s writing is beautiful and her characters are fully realized.”       Booklist


Kirkus Star & Kirkus Best Books of 2014
• Carnegie Medal nominee
 2015 Rainbow List  
• 2
014 pick for The Guardian’s Teen Book Club —
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Published in the US, UK, Germany, France, Brazil, Italy and Turkey.

BARBED WIRE HEART, Tess’s adult debut, a feminist thriller, TBP 3/18 by Grand Central
TOIL & TROUBLE, a feminist witch anthology edited by Tess Sharpe & Jessica Spotswood, TBP 8/18 by Harlequin Teen