Almost True (Hardcover)
|Author: Keren David|
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|Ty and his mum think they are safe at last after the witness protection programme moves them and Ty becomes Jake instead of Joe. But a horrific attack and the death of a close friend prove otherwise. Ty''s family decide that they have had enough of incompetent police protection and his aunt takes him to hide with the grandparents he''s never met, his long absent father''s family. There he slowly learns the truth about his own family and meets his feckless father.|
But Ty can''t forget Claire, the girl he met while he was Joe, and eventually he escapes to meet her while she is on a class trip. But Claire has changed and Ty''s identity becomes more and more exposed. This brilliant exploration of teen identity is shot through with drama and suspense, keeping readers on the edge of their seat from start to finish.
From the Publisher:
Following a fatal stabbing, Ty and his family have been given new identities, but when his mum's boyfriend is killed by attackers, he finds himself torn between wanting to see his girlfriend and afraid that he is confided in her too much.