Chardelia Foss and the River of Fear is an engrossing romantic mystery thriller set in a gothic school in the North East of England. "My fate may be a pool or a puddle, a sea or a soup, a rain-cloud or a river, a lake or a long bath. I am water. If you let me, I will carry you everywhere." When Danny Canterbury begins his fourth year at St Oliver Plunket’s all he wants is for fellow student Janna Chisely to notice him. But when sinister episodes shake the school, Danny finds himself at the centre of a destructive plot. Can the enigmatic Chardelia Foss help him rescue the truth before it becomes too late? Chardelia Foss and the River of Fear is a startling debut that marks the pain of first love within the often dark skies of school.