In the prologue, the married adult Emily
travels to Australia to visit her sickly grandmother, who mentions the summer
years ago “when we were both fourteen.” From Chapter 1, Emily narrates the
strange events of that summer: how a family trip got cut …


The boy, Woody, hasn’t spoken a word in his life but has created a sophisticated virtual world to escape to and can hack the most complex dark web networks. He’s determined to avenge his researcher father, who died in a suspicious helicopter crash. Th…