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But they’re about the important stuff – families, friendships, what happens behind closed doors.That’s the sort of book I meant to write when I sat down, years later, with an idea about a girl from Manhattan going to spend summer in England with cousins she’d never met.After six years of moving from place to place we're back in New York. Only I'm not an innocent ten year old girl anymore. Of course, if you get it right, a book can go so much deeper than a film or game, and if you’re clever you can smuggle in a lot of sophisticated concepts – such as empathy, morality, philosophy, history – beneath the veneer of action and violence.My The Enemy novels are horror, set in a world where a disease has turned all the adults into zombies who roam the streets preying on children.One of my favourite viragos, 19th-century Scottish explorer Isabella Bird, was the starting point of The Bride’s Farewell, about a renegade girl who leaves home on the morning of her marriage and falls for an outlaw. I’m probably not the writer for them; I’m writing for the young and immature at heart.Identity, love, sex, gender, relationships, the quirky edges of reality, self-realisation, parents and children, what it means to be young, old, normal or abnormal – and the meaning of life, and death.
My dad was kind of upset at first but he eventually excepted it. (Remind me to call those two up to see how they're doing.) Aline has a--you know, I probably shouldn't go into that. Izzy feels to scared to be hurt to let Simon in fully. I've never even realized how much of a slut I was, no, am until we started dating the second time. My first time was technically rape, but I never left him.
Consequently my Enemy books have as much suspense, terror and gore as you will find in any adult horror novels, which is why kids reading them feel very grown-up and why grown-ups seem to enjoy them just as much as their children.