Laura is a nurse in a paediatric unit. On long shifts she cares for sick babies, carefully handling their exquisitely breakable bodies. Laura needs a rest.
When she sleeps, she dreams of drowning; when she wakes, she can’t remember getting home. And there is a strange figure dancing in the corner of her vision, with a message, or a warning.
‘Gorgeously written … It’s heartbreaking but beautiful, and perfect for escaping into’ Florence Welsh.
‘A battlefield atmosphere arises from Glass’s prose as she recounts the time-stopping teamwork that aims to preserve tiny, fragile lives’ Economist