Suffering his stepfather’s physical and emotional abuse, ninth-grader Oz is sent to the Briarwood School where his mistreatment continues at the hands of abusive and criminal school.
Just months after his father’s death, Oz’s mother has married a controlling, brutal man. But nothing prepares Oz for getting framed for drug possession. Or being abducted as his mother looks on. Oz soon learns the dark truth: his stepfather is behind it all. But why?
A young-adult psychological drama focusing on domestic abuse drama.
Escape is pretty much the only thing our fifteen-year-old main character thinks about after Don Guidry, a master manipulator and secretive physical