Im applying for a new job. Its time.
The rules said that when you and your key worker parted company, that was the end of all contact. For ever.
But what about our summer plans, Miko? Were going back to Devon again, right? You promised. Youre gonna teach us surfing, right? What about those plans, Miko?
He didnt answer.
What dyou mean its time? I could feel myself losing it.
Excerpted from Solace of the Road by Siobhan Dowd. Copyright © 2009 by Siobhan Dowd. Excerpted by permission of David Fickling Books. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.
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