Pirongia's Secret: Escaping the Back Country
Who murdered the boy on Pirongia Mountain?
Who else knows a dangerous secret?
And what remains when innocence is gone forever?
A sleepy rural settlement sits in the crook of a mountain, trapped in a time warp of indifference. But someone there is a killer. They walk the streets and eat in the local cafe. And they murdered a boy.
Four teenage friends bide their time until they can escape the town, dreaming of a life together in the city. They cling to each other for security, creating their own fragile family against a hostile world. But two of them have a secret and somebody else knows.
As alibis crumble and fingers point too close to home, Deleilah Dereham must find out who killed her classmate. She needs to. She has something to hide.