The summer before Troy Stotts turns seventeen, his mother dies Troy and his father barely speak, communicating instead by writing notes on a legal pad by the phone Troy spends most of his time with his closest friends Tom Buller, brash and fearless, the son of a drunk Gabe Benavidez, smart enough to know he ll never take over the family ranch and Gabe s sister, Luz, whose family overprotects her, and who Troy has loved since they were children Troy and his friends don t want trouble They want this to be the summer of what Troy calls ghost medicine, when time seems to stop, so they won t have to face the past or the future But before the summer is over, their paths will cross in dangerous and fateful ways with people who will change their lives Rose, a damaged derelict who lives with a flock of wild horses and goats and Chase Rutledge, the arrogant sheriff s son Troy and his friends want to disappear Instead, they will become what they least expect brothers, lovers, heroes, and ghosts. Read Ghost Medicine by Andrew Smith – bluevapours.co.uk
Andrew Smith is the author of Winger, Grasshopper Jungle, The Alex Crow, 100 Sideways Miles, and Rabbit Robot, among others Exile from Eden Or, After the Hole, the long awaited sequel to Grasshopper Jungle, is coming from Simon Schuster on September 24, 2019.
- 368 pages
- Ghost Medicine
- Andrew Smith
- 22 April 2018 Andrew Smith