By Eileen Merriman
A moving novel about learning to find happiness in the face of uncertainty and discovering a love that transcends the boundary between life and death.Seventeen-year-old Alex Byrd is about to have the worst day of her life, and the best. A routine blood test that will reveal her leukaemia has returned, but she also meets Jamie Orange.
Some people believe in love at first sight, and some don’t.I believe in love in four days.I believe in falling.Both teenagers have big dreams, but also big obstacles to overcome.
‘Promise me you won’t try to die,’ I said. ‘Ever.’‘Promise me you won’t either,’ he countered.‘It’s not really something I can control.’
January 2, 2018
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Read the story being discussed on Jesse Mulligan’s show on Radio New Zealand on 22 February 2018.
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