Only the Ocean
Only the Ocean is the moving and extraordinary exploration of innocence (and its loss), of courage and of love in the midst of darkness. Lyrical and otherworldly, Only the Ocean will thrill fans of Sarah Crossan and Patrick Ness
The two girls sat at opposite ends of the boat and Kel dug and stretched the oars into the ocean like her life depended upon it because it did.
'Just so you know,' said Rose, 'everything, I mean everything, is your fault.'
15-year-old Kel Crow lives in a water-logged world, with a family with whom she shares nothing but blood and a heart defect that she knows could kill her any day.
She has a plan to escape, and it's a good one: stowaway on the ship, kidnap the girl, swap the girl to buy passage to America and a life-saving operation. But plans never go how they're meant to …
Breath-takingly fierce, smart and tender, Only the Ocean is a story of innocence (and its loss), survival, and courage in the midst of darkness.
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