Amanda Clarke is dead. Her body was found floating face down by the river bank, and one kws what happened. As rumours fly and fear grows, it seems that everyone suspects Lyndon, one of Amanda's friends. He's kwn for his temper, cruelty and criminal family - and w the police want to talk to him. It's the end of summer, 1973, the heat is eugh to melt asphalt and a sleepy riverside suburb is losing some of its incence. Fifteen-year-old Winter went to the same school and hung out in the same places as Amanda. As she finds herself alone in trying to defend Lyndon, Winter learns that you can never really kw someone - and the answers she has been looking for are closer than she has ever wanted to believe.
Georgia Blain's novels include Closed for Winter, Candelo, The Blind Eye and Names for Nothingness.