The Afterwards by A F Harrold
Bloomsbury ISBN 9781408894316
Ember and Ness live next door to each other and are best friends. They are in the same class at school, they share their lunch and snacks and they enjoy doing things together. Suddenly fate intervenes and Ness is no longer in Ember's life. Ember's father, Harry, is very understanding of her feelings. Ember is determined to bring Ness back and somehow manages to make her way into the Afterworld with its darkness and dangers. She doesn't want to ever give up on Ness. Here is another extraordinary book by this wonderful writer. Atmospheric images help to tell this powerful and moving story about family and friendship - and love and loyalty.