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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, as well as a film scholar, surgeon wannabe, former Air Force major, and award-winning author of dozens of short stories and novels, including the critically acclaimed Draw the Dark and Ashes. Ilsa lives with her family and other furry creatures near a Hebrew cemetery in rural Wisconsin. One thing she loves about the neighbors: They are very quiet and only come around for sugar once in a blue moon.