Lenny, by Laura McVeigh is a magical tale of family, loss and the redemptive power of the imagination to heal and survive is release on the 18th March from New Island Books.
In the Ubari Sand Sea in 2011, during the First Libyan Civil War, a mysterious pilot falls from the sky – a sky devil – and is forever changed by the little boy who rescues him.
One year later, in the town of Roseville, Louisiana, in the aftermath of economic crisis and corporate environmental damage, 10-year-old Lenny Lockhart is losing the people and things dearest to him. His only friends now are his plucky, elderly neighbour, Miss Julie, and the town’s lonely librarian, Lucy Albert.
Homeless and neglected, Lenny heads deep into the dark and unpredictable bayou, determined to conquer the sinkhole that is threatening to swallow his town. Time seems to be running out for Lenny. But who really needs saving? Lenny, the town or the broken adults in his life?
Migrating between two continents and two timelines LENNY is an enchanting and timely story of family and love.
Available for pre-order HERE