The String Games by Gail Aldwin
When four-year-old Josh goes missing during a family holiday in France, his sister Nim, aged ten, finds it difficult to cope. She carries feelings of responsibility for his loss and grows into a vulnerable teenager. In order to move forward with her life Nim reinvents herself as Imogen. As an adult she returns to France determined to find out what really happened to Josh. How will she deal with this new information and what are the implications for her future?
‘Gail Aldwin excels at creating characters you care about.’ – NINA KILLHAM, author of BELIEVE ME
‘An intimate portrayal of family, love and loss, and one that gives a glimpse into how crisis might shape each of us.’ – ELIZABETH REEDER, author of RAMSHACKLE
‘An insightful, engaging novel, The String Games breaks the reader’s heart and leaves them turning the pages ever more quickly to get to the truth of what really happened.’ – SARA GETHIN, author of NOT THOMAS