The narrative voice alters from first to third person as the reader is taken backwards and forwards through the far from ordinary life of Jessica Fontaine. A difficult but satisfying journey that mirrors Jessica's own puzzled search from age 7 to 45 - but you will have to read the book to find out what Jessica is looking for and whether she finds it.
He released the pressure suddenly so that I nearly fell over, and smiled, charming again. 'It's all right,' he said gently. 'Don't cry.'
He held his arms out and I stepped into them, my cheeks hot against the rough fabric of his jacket. 'We need each other Jess. We're not like other people. No-one else would have us.'