Safe House by James Heneghan
(Juvenile Novs 10-14)

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Northern Ireland. In 1999, one year after the Good Friday peace accord, sectarian violence still runs rampant in Belfast and the hatred between Protestant and Catholic runs deep. Liam O'Donnell's father is a peacemaker to the Catholic community. When twelve-year-old Liam's parents are brutally murdered in front of him, he is frozen in place. But when he sees the face of one of the attackers, he is forced to run for his life. Escaping, he finds shelter with a neighboring family. Taken to a police safe house, Liam is betrayed and forced to run again, from the very people who are supposed to be protecting him. Can he escape from his pursuer? Is there anywhere to turn for help? A thrilling tale of suspense set against a background that is brought brilliantly to life, Safe House is a story told from the heart.
 

About James Heneghan

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James Heneghan grew up in Liverpool, England, and currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. He is also the author of Wish Me Luck.
 
Published September 1, 2006 by Orca Book Publishers. 151 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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