“This is an absolute stunner. Intensely likeable, sweetly sassy protagonist, a choir of corn, a redneck superhero, a hobgoblin hermit and a journey through grief to bittersweet acceptance.
Totally gorgeous tearjerker.”
Imogen Russell Williams, Twitter
A coming-of-age tale that will make you laugh and cry, perfect for fans of Time Travelling With a Hamster and The Goldfish Boy.
Before she disappeared, Riley’s mama used to tell him stories about the Whispers, mysterious creatures with the power to grant wishes.
Riley wishes for lots of things. He wishes his secret crush Dylan liked him back. He wishes the bumbling detective would stop asking awkward questions. But most of all he wishes his mother would come home . . .