About the book
What if your parents had been keeping a secret from you your whole life?
Sam is in his first year of high school and has been saving his paper-round money for months to buy the one thing he yearns for – a boat. Suddenly his bank balance is doubled by an unknown person. But who is it? As Sam investigates he watches in dismay as his family life is turned upside down; and he is forced to make a decision that will change everything.
A story about finding strength and conviction in a confusing adult world.
About the author
Anne Brooksbank was born in Melbourne.
She was educated at Melbourne University, where she received an MA in English literature and history. She also studied painting at the National Gallery School, but then embarked on a writing career.
Her books for Penguin include Father's Day, Mother's Day and Sir Katherine. She has written extensively for film and television, and her credits include Blue Heelers and Water Rats. Her credits as a co-writer include Newsfront and Maybe This Time.
Anne lives in Palm Beach, Sydney.