By: Suzanne LaFleur
Published: September 2013
ISBN: 9780141336077


‘We're moving to your house - the one from your dream.'

Siena sees what isn't there, collects what's left behind.

'Lucca led me to his room, and then just stood in the middle, waiting for me to notice something.'

Her brother Lucca hasn't spoken for over a year.

The doctors think he needs a fresh start, that's why her family left Brooklyn. But their new home feels hauntingly familiar - and when Siena finds an old pen the story she writes is not her own . . .

Can the secrets of the past help Siena break her brother's silence?


Siena likes to collect discarded things. She sees what’s left behind.

Her little brother Lucca hasn’t spoken for over a year and she blames herself.

When doctors advise a fresh start, the family moves to a small seaside town into a house that Siena has already pictured in her dreams.

Here Siena uncovers a mystery from years before, as she is transported in her dreams to post-war times where as Sarah, who doesn’t speak, she needs to help her confused brother who has returned from the war a different person.

To fix this problem will surely help Lucca.

With a touch of romance and an intriguing storyline, older primary girls will really feel for Siena.

This book was included in our September 2013 Primary Fiction Standing Order selection.

Reviewed by Rob