Make a Hard Fist
“Lizzie Q why so blue?”
Lizzie Quinn receives an anonymous letter in the mail. Then she is attacked. She goes back to school scared of her own shadow. A teacher she trusts finds a coach for a self defence class. But the letters keep coming and she knows the threat is still very real.
A psychological thriller that also empowers.
Tina Shaw is a novelist, short story writer and editor, and has written for both adults and children. She has received many awards including the Berlin author residency.
Her first novel Birdie was widely praised. She has also self-published City of Reeds, Dreams of America, edited A Passion for Travel, and later wrote The Black Madonna, Paradise and Fluff Helps Out. Some of her titles have been published in Pearson's Nitty Gritty and Mainsails series aimed to encourage reading. About Griffen's Heart was a Storylines Notable book and a LIANZA shortlisted title in 2010. The Children's Pond was shortlisted for the 2015 Ngaio Marsh Award for Best Crime Novel.