Losing William (Keri Series, #1)
Keri Walker is a high- achieving all rounder who upsets her friends when she receives an award at school. Things get rapidly worse when her parents separate and she finds herself alone at a time when she really needs someone to talk to. Then, when looking after her little brother at the local shopping mall, she leaves him briefly and he disappears.
Thus begins the worst time in Keri's life. In the attempt to navigate her way through this nightmare scenario she finds out who her real friends are, and with their help she sets out in search of her missing brother.
This story is set in New Zealand, and is the first of the 'Keri' series. It is an absorbing tale of changing relationships and discovery among family and friends that offers valuable life lessons for all children.
Jenni Francis lives in Matakana, New Zealand, with her husband, and her greedy golden retriever, Bailey. She lives on five acres, with an orchard, a pond, sheep, ducks and lots of other wild life.
She has been a teacher for many years, and during that time has written many novels and short stories. Now that she has more time, she decided it was time to put this work together.