Just out from Orca Book Publishers , Darren Groth’s novel about a 19 year old
Aussie brother and sister follows their journey from Brisbane to British Columbia
for the trip of a lifetime. Perry loves Jackie Chan, sea monsters and is very concerned
about seismic activity. Justine is his sensible, responsible twin sister and Perry’s (aka “Master Disaster)
sole care giver. Perry is autistic and prone to what Justine terms “inappropriate behaviours.”
As their story unfolds the reader sees the world from both characters’ point of view. On the verge of
adulthood there are choices to be made about their future as well as issues from their past that still
need to be settled. I guarantee this story will make you laugh and cry. Author Darren Groth,
a transplanted Aussie lives in Vancouver with his Canadian wife and thirteen year old twins.
A former special education teacher Darren is passionate about promoting awareness and
understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and is the proud father of an ASD son.