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 Plunketâ€™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.