Two misfits embark on a road trip of a lifetime in this gentle and funny contemporary YA novel
Kate Hendrick is a high school Visual Arts and Photography teacher whose first novel The Accident was published by Text in 2013. She lives in Sydney with her husband and two children.
`An insightful writer of young adult fiction.' * Herald Sun *
`Conveys the emotional turmoil of adolescence...an intense and emotional story.' * CBCA Reading Time *
`The writing is powerful and insightful, without being maudlin or cliched...it's perfect for those looking to sink into something thought-provoking and meaty.' * West Australian, on The Accident *
'Kate Hendrick's characters are perfectly flawed, and their vulnerability makes them easy to connect with. She expertly captures the essence of teenage behaviour, delivering the moodiness, sarcasm, helplessness and confusion in such an exquisite way that it transports the reader right into the mind of a teen.' * Good Reading, on The Accident *
'[The Accident] emulates some of the grittier work of writers like John Marsden.' * Courier Mail, on The Accident *
`This is a story of our time...A satisfying read.' * Magpies Magazine *