Thanks for Coming

He’s going to track down Fear.

17 year old Levi Collins has been able to joke his way out of most things in life. Until he’s diagnosed with terminal cancer.

Faced with something so terrifying he does the only thing he can think of. He decides to track down Fear and tell it to get lost. His only clue, a whisper of a myth, and a drawing.

His best friend Mel thinks he’s crazy, but it’s not the first time she’s thought that. And she’s still going to help him.

Along the way he discovers some things about his friend, and himself.

Thanks for Coming is a bittersweet tale of friendship, fear, and working out what’s important.

Written by Rodney Strong

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For readers 13+.


A reader ~ “This one is poignant. And important. You have captured something so vulnerable and honest and it was such a privilege to read it.”

Mandy Hager ~ “This is a truly gorgeous book that deals with loss and grief with a sensitive and light-handed touch. The humour is perfectly pitched and the characters depicted with real empathy. Highly recommend.”

Goodreads reviewer ~ 5 stars. “Emotional, poignant, captivating, important. Fantastic addition to a high school senior reading program.”

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