When her mother dies unexpectedly, fifteen-year-old Sierra Rouge travels to South Africa, a country she’s never been to, to live with her celebrity chef father, a man she barely knows.
During a boat tour, she learns from local activists that dead sharks are washing up on the shore without their fins.
Sierra decides to take matters into her own hands to find the people responsible. In her efforts to bring down the shark finning operation, the past sneaks up on her and she discovers that there may be more to her mother’s death–and life–than she realized.
A fast-paced adventure novel rooted in a real-life environmental challenge, The Drowning Shark is the story of one girl’s quest to discover answers, find a new sense of normal, and do good in the world.
When you buy a copy of The Drowning Shark, 5% of net profit from your purchase goes to conservation organizations that are working to protect sharks and their marine habitat.
Here’s What Readers Are Saying:
An international young adult adventure with a social conscience“
Well-paced Jane-Bondesque environmental spy thriller featuring a young teen girl”
The Drowning Shark is so full of vivid action-packed events, all I can say is buckle up and hold on tight for the ride”
This book is a page turner… like one might expect from a young teenage Jane Bond – exotic locations and international villains included”
Sophisticated young adult fiction with a steady pace”
Well written and difficult to put down, there was intrigue and humor incorporated into a plot that educates the reader of pressing and compelling social and environmental issues today”