Nobody But Us
By Kristin Halbrook
(HarperTeen, Paperback, 9780062121264, 304pp.)
Publication Date: January 2013
Maybe I'm too late. Maybe Zoe's dad stole all her fifteen years and taught her to be scared. I'll undo it. Help her learn to be strong again, and brave. Not that I'm any kind of example, but we can learn together.
When the whole world is after you, sometimes it seems like you can't run fast enough.
Maybe it'll take Will years to come to terms with being abandoned. Maybe it'll take forever. I'll stay with him no matter how long it takes to prove that people don't always leave, don't always give up on you.
Kristin Halbrook is a Seattleite who loves good coffee, good food, good music, good sports, good causes, and good reads. She’s both intense and a goofball, introverted and gregarious. Nobody But Us is her debut novel.
“How do we love and what are the consequences? Kristin Halbrook paints an edgy and vivid portrait of two troubled teens on the run. This is a gracefully written, thought-provoking and absorbing debut. . . . I haven’t read a love story quite like it before, honestly.”
-Courtney Summers, author of Cracked Up to Be, Some Girls Are, and Fall for Anything
“Beautiful, heartbreaking, and exhilarating—Nobody but Us will have you holding your breath until the very last page.”
-Kody Keplinger, author of The DUFF and A Midsummer’s Nightmare
“An achingly believable love story about two teens outrunning a society that has failed them, hoping the lights at the end of the highway aren’t just a mirage. Tense, lyrical and heartbreaking; the kind of book that lingers a long time.”
-Kirsten Hubbard, author of Wanderlove and Like Mandarin