Signs of Life
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The tables are turned with a vengeance in this tour de force love story. Nearly a year has gone by and now it’s Dorothy who is fragmented and lost, while Joey keeps the promise he had made her to better himself—even though she’s gone. Joey talks about what is happening in the present while Dorothy describes what happened before— in the moments and hours after the Glock dropped. This time the stakes are even higher, as Joey forces himself to move forward while Dorothy is frozen in place. But when he learns of a devastating decision, Joey races to find her before it is too late. Truth, consequence, repercussion and modern medicine collide as pieces converge in this psychological, thrilling story which begs the question: Can love really conquer all?
Selene Castrovilla is a mother and a cat lover. She is the award-winning author of By the Sword, The Girl Next Door, Melt, Revolutionary Friends, Saved by the Music, and Upon Secrecy. She lives in Island Park, New York. Visit www.SeleneCastrovilla.com.
"Selene Castrovilla is a writer worth watching." —Jacqueline Woodson, author, Brown Girl Dreaming“Raw, lyrical, and darkly humorous —and uncompromisingly honest —Selene Castrovilla’s work is poetry and prose combined to the utmost. This is a writer to watch out for.” —Daniel Ehrenhaft, author, The Last Dog on Earth“Selene Castrovilla has written a fine Teen novel dealing with love between a dying boy and his girlfriend. Selene’s writing is crisp and tight and teens (especially girls) will quickly become immersed in her story about friendship, commitment, loss and facing life’s realities.” —Lurlene McDaniel, author, Don’t Die, My Love, on The Girl Next Door"A fresh, emotionally complex bildungsroman of young American love that looks long and hard at violence, and at what can overcome it.” —Kirkus Review, on Melt