Running Scared by Brenda Chapman
  

Synopsis

Running Scared by Brenda Chapman

Feeling somehow to blame for her father's absence, thirteen-year-old Jennifer Bannon struggles to hang on to her dream that he will return and they can be a family again - a dream that doesnt include her mother's new boyfriend, nights of looking after her little sister or a ninth grade year that is rapidly going down the toilet. Finally after two years of waiting Jennifer learns that her father is back in town, and suddenly the dream seems within reach. However, hope quickly turns to horror when Jennifer witnesses an event that threatens to tear apart her family and perhaps destroy the life of someone she loves. Will Jennifer be able to unravel the mystery in time, or will keeping a secret turn deadly?

About the Author

Brenda Chapman began her children's fiction career with Running Scared, the first in the Jennifer Bannon series. Hiding in Hawk's Creek was shortlisted for the CLA Book of the Year for Children. Her first mystery for adults, In Winter's Grip, was published in 2010. She lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
128 pages

Author

Brenda Chapman
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Publisher

Napoleon Publishing

Publication date

1st July 2004

ISBN

9781894917148


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