Black Feathers

Black Feathers

eBook - 2015
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Sixteen-year-old runaway Cassie Weathers is utterly alone, living on the streets as winter sets in. Then she meets Skylark, a young girl who introduces her to a community of street-dwellers and runaways. As Cassie settles in to the community, the city is rocked by the news that a number of young prostitutes have been murdered.Cassie grows closer to Skylark, but the night terrors and sleep paralysis Cassie suffered as a child begin to return, and the mystery as to why she ran away from home deepens. While it seems she ran to escape abuse, the actual reason might be more terrifying: helpless to resist her dreams, did she kill her father and leave home to protect her mother and sister?In the camp, Cassie's dreams take another turn: she dreams of killing one of the members of the community, a woman whose body is found nearby the following morning after an apparent suicide. When Cassie dreams of killing Skylark, she tries to run again only to find...
Publisher: 2015
Description: 1 online resource
ISBN: 9781443410540

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Feb 17, 2016

Really good. Authentic voice.

Malonesd Oct 09, 2015

Excellent story craftsmanship about the street-living teen populations; their daily challenges and ever-shifting social contexts. Great read especially for teens and those who care about them.

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