Ten years ago, nine-year-old Freda Opperman walked into a fast-food restaurant and lost control of her future. She was one of twelve people held hostage by a gunman protesting about corporate corruption. Two people died - the restaurant manager and the gunman. Only Freda saw what happened. Now, it's all in the past and she doesn't want to remember - but someone won't let her forget . . .
Ian Bone trained and worked for many years as a television scriptwriter. In 1993 he left his TV career behind to try his hand at writing books. He has won many awards in Australia, and this is his first novel to be published in Britain. He lives in Adelaide.