Thirteen-year-old Nellie Peck lives a protected lifeuntil three strangers enter it and violence erupts, silencing Nellie with fear. With all eyes on her in the courtroom, she is compromised by moral confusion, and a man's life hangs in the balance.
About the Author
MARY MCGARRY MORRIS is the author of "Vanished", nominated for the National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award; "A Dangerous Woman", chosen by "Time" magazine as one the "Five Best Novels of the Year" and made into a major motion picture; and "Songs in Ordinary Time", an Oprah Book Club selection and a CBS television movie; and the critically acclaimed "A Hole in the Universe". She lives in Massachusetts.
Amy Rubinate has been a professional actor and singer for over a decade. She has narrated and provided character voices for many interactive children s books, toys and video games. Her one-woman cabaret shows have been performed in New York and San Francisco. Amy has a degree in Oral Interpretation of Literature, and won state and national awards for poetry reading.