Taylor and Sierra have been best friends for their whole lives. But Taylor's fed up. Why does Sierra always get what – and who – she wants? From kissing Taylor's crush to stealing the guy they both met online for herself, Sierra doesn't seem to notice when she hurts her friends.
So when Sierra says Jacob Jones is the one and asks her friends to cover for her while she goes to meet him for the first time, Taylor rolls her eyes.
But Sierra doesn't come back when she said she would.
One day. Two days. Three . . .
What if Taylor's worrying for nothing? What if Sierra's just being Sierra, forgetting about everyone else to spend time with her new guy?
When Taylor finally tells Sierra's mum that her daughter is missing, Taylor and her friends are thrown into a dark world they never even knew existed.
Can Taylor find Sierra's abductor in time? Or should she be looking for a killer?
When a former police officer and paramedic writes a novel inspired by true stories of online predators and love gone wrong, you know you're getting the real deal.
An amazing novel, written by a great author that harbours the dangers of the online world. It was a truly captivating read, that made me contemplate the use of social media. Had such an incredible story line, that contained emotion and heart break and proves that anyone is at risk. A definite read for all teenagers so that they can understand the dangers that come with going online, and talking to complete strangers. Every page will have you wanting more and will leave you wondering about what will happen next. - Kellie
In an age dominated by social media communication and the world wide web, former police officer Fleur Ferris brings to light the inherent dangers facing society today in the thrilling young adult novel Risk. Taylor and Sierra are best friends, who like most of their friends, chat online to strangers with no care for the consequences nor ever facing any danger. This all changes however, when Sierra goes missing after meeting up with Jacob, a guy she has met online. As a former member of the child abuse squad Ferris creates a frighteningly realistic world where Taylor and Sierra could be your daughters, sisters, friends or neighbours and you are sucked into a thrilling mystery that holds you captive until the last sentence. - Maddi
QBD The Bookshop, 11/03/2016