The Promise


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Jesse has sworn to protect his sister, Rachel, no matter what. It’s a promise that cannot be broken. A promise made in blood. But, when it comes down to life or death, how can he find the courage to keep it?

Set on the back roads of Australia, Blood is a boy’s odyssey through a broken-down adult world.

About the Author

Tony Birch is the author of Blood, which was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award. He is also the author of Shadowboxing, and two short story collections, Father s Day and The Promise. Tony is a frequent contributor to ABC local and national radio and a regular guest at writers festivals. He lives in Melbourne and is a Senior Research Fellow at Victoria University."

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