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I was stolen from an airport.

Taken from everything I knew, everything I was used to.

Taken to sand and heat, dirt and danger. And he expected me to love him.

This is my story. 

Sixteen year old Gemma is kidnapped from Bangkok airport and taken to the Australian Outback.

Ty, her captor, is no stereotype – he's young and attractive. 

This new life in the wilderness has been years in the planning. He loves only her, wants only her.

Under the hot glare of the Australian sun, cut off from the world outside, can the force of his love make Gemma love him back?

The story takes the form of a letter, written by Gemma to Ty, reflecting on those strange and disturbing months in the outback. Months when the lines between love and obsession, and love and dependency, blur until they don't exist – almost

Winner of the Branford Boase Award

'Complicated and beautiful – this novel left me doubting my emotions and missing a place I'd never been.' Maggie Stiefvater

'All the tension of lightning, all the terror of thunder. A stunning, scary, and beautiful book.' John Marsden

'Disturbing, heartbreaking, and beautiful all at once.' School Library Journal

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