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Drowning Instinct (Hardcover)
In this provocative young adult novel, author Ilsa J. Bick presents the story of an unlikely romance and the devastating impact of self-deception. Drowning Instinct explores the complexity of a deeply troubled teen girls choices and her relationship with an equally troubled older man. Issues of self identity, loss, and an often painful reality grant a unique perspective on this tale of forbidden love, challenging those who attempt to draw firm moral conclusions about any of the characters.
About the Author
Ilsa J. Bick is a child psychiatrist, film scholar, former Air Force major, and now a full-time author. Her critically acclaimed, award-winning YA novels include Monsters, Ashes (a 2011 VOYA Perfect Ten and a 2012 Outstanding Book by a Wisconsin Author), Shadows, Draw the Dark, Drowning Instinct, and The Sin-Eater s Confession. Ilsa currently lives in rural Wisconsin, near a Hebrew cemetery. One thing she loves about the neighbors: they re very quiet and only come around for sugar once in a blue moon. Visit her online at www.ilsajbick.com or adr3nalin3.blogspot.com and follow her on Facebook and Twitter @ilsajbick.