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Christine Pather, author of Deliverance, wrote her book at the age of 16. The book tells the story of survivors of abuse and has been catapulted onto the international stage.


Christine Pather wrote her debut novel at the age of 16. It tells the story of three siblings as they find their way through life, struggles and all.

The three siblings, Kylar, Skylar and Cameron all have their personal issues to work through but they come together to help Kylar, who was adopted, find his birth parents.

According to GoodReads, the book has a 4.67-star rating from reader reviews. The book synopsis reads as follows,

‘Skylar, Kylar and Cameron are the youngest of the elite Harris family but their wealth and status come at a high price. The siblings have long borne the brunt of the ‘lessons’ their father had deemed them worthy of learning. It’s because of this that they each carry unique scars given to them by their life’s experiences.

Now and forever – a vow once sworn to each other. They’ve been through the worst and best together and have always come out stronger than before . . .but that belief may soon change. Their bond and their vow will be tested when old secrets arise and new relationships are formed.

As they venture forward on their bold quest for the truth, they find out that their parents had Kylar not long after they had briefly separated. How is it possible that they had managed to rekindle their relationship? What brought them back to each other? Was it love? Why then has their mother ignored them all these years? As their questions and their search gets deeper, they discover more than what they had originally bargained for.’

Christine was born in Durban and credits herself as always having a book in hand. She matriculated from Wingen Heights last year and took a gap year to pursue her dreams of a writing career. Her book has just gone international by being stocked on Amazon worldwide as both an E-book and a paperback. It is also available from Barnes & Noble, the world’s most popular book retailers.

Christine has a bright future ahead of her and we cannot wait to see what this talented author has in store for us in her next book. Best of luck on all the sales of your debut novel, may your words meet the minds of many.

Sources: Books Live
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