Fourteen-year-old Zoe has a dark and terrible secret that she dare not confess to anyone. But one day she hears of a criminal on death row who knows all about secrets. And lies. And betrayal. Desperate to confide in someone, Zoe picks up a pen.
These are the letters that she wrote.
Winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2013
Powerful and utterly original
A vivid and rewarding portrait of passion and betrayal, captured in authentic teenage tones
The Daily Mail
Pitcher's tale of troubled family life is deftly done ... A moving and ultimately highly compassionate tale. To be human is to err, after all
The Daily Telegraph
This is a suspenseful mystery and a moving tale of first love, handled with humour
The Sunday Times
It's a pitch-perfect novel, a whirlwind of warmth, humour and grief, where the lovely little details of family life give this dramatic tale a solid sense of reality
Ketchup Clouds is edgy and poised. With twists and turns, it's hard to put down and makes the perfect follow up to Pitcher's sensational debut