"I don t walk past the house next door. I wish the woman who lives in it was dead. Which makes it hard . . . because she was the one who came running when I screamed. "
Kat Jones is woken by an intruder looming over her bed. She s saved by Edwina the neighbor Kat believes betrayed her dying mother. Her dad issues an ultimatum. Either spend nights next door, or accept another intruder in her life Hercules, the world s ugliest guard dog. It s a no-brainer, even for dog-phobic Kat. When she meets adorkable Al at the dog park, finally Kat has someone to talk to, someone who cares. But the prowler isn't finished with Kat. To stop him, she needs Edwina's help . . . and what Kat learns could mend fences or break her fragile family apart forever."
Random House Australia