The Danger Game

Imprint: Tindal Street
Subject: Fiction

The Danger Game

Kalinda Ashton

A dangerous childhood game leads to catastrophe and two sisters' quest for the truth fourteen years later... An exquisitely written page-turning debut

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9781906994587 (3 Mar 2011)
£4.99

About the book

Alice and Louise are sisters united by a distant tragedy - the house fire fourteen years ago which their brother lit and burned to death in. Alice teaches dirt-poor students at a state high school that the government wants to close, while pursuing a relationship with a married man. Louise, a habitual liar and recovering heroin addict, has been playing a game of dares - 'the danger game' - with herself since she was a child, and she now can't stop. When they reunite in Melbourne to unravel the truth about their twin brother's death, and seek out the mother who abandoned them as children, they're forced to face the danger of their family's past.

About the author

Kalinda Ashton was born in Melbourne in 1978. She has been involved in student, union and community campaigns. She is an associate editor of Overland magazine, and a teacher of writing and editing. The Danger Game is her first novel.

Additional Information

Imprint: Tindal Street
Subject: Fiction