Title: One Split Second
Authors: Bond, Caroline
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 359
Year: 2020
Language: English
Description: That's all it takes - just one split second - to upend the lives of the five families and their community. Life could and would never be the same again. It's all too easy to imagine: a party - a car full of teenagers on their way home - a moment's inattention - a brick wall.

Viewed from multiple perspectives, this compelling story of an accident and its aftermath, thoughtfully examines the consequences of such a familiar and tragic event.

Comments from BDS Reviewers:

"A fascinating novel that keeps the reader glued to the pages."

"Utterly compelling reading!"

"Very well written and it has a well-structured plot."

"Despite the harrowing, raw emotions, it never becomes too graphic to read."

"The characters are incredibly 'real', they all felt absolutely believable."

"The ending is great. I was worried that it might not live up to the rest of the book."

"This book might be a hard read for parents of teenagers."

"The book is realistic, educational and so gripping!"

"I really enjoyed the book and hope to see it in the catalogue."

Categories: Fiction, Community, Grief/loss, Medical/Health, Morals/Ethics, Relationships, Social commentary/perspectives, England, Psychological, 2023 Titles - Available Now


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By: CHCH 512 2022-05-04 16:39:19
Book felt very close to home, as most of us have teenagers who are driving. Good book, enjoyed overall.

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