Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 14 to 18
- Grade: 9 to 12
Willa Jaffrey is beautiful, rich, dating the perfect guy and determined to have a fabulous senior year. Enter Keegan Fraser, a handsome new student who wants no part of the games everyone plays at Willa’s school. Despite a rocky start, Keegan and Willa gradually become closer, even as Willa’s carefully constructed universe begins to fall apart. But little does Willa know that Keegan’s past holds the darkest of secrets—and it’s about to catch up to him.
About the author
DON AKER’S most recent novel is The Fifth Rule, a finalist for the White Pine Award. His acclaimed backlist also includes The Space Between, winner of the Canadian Library Association’s Young Adult Honour Book Award and also shortlisted for the White Pine Award; One On One, winner of the Canadian Authors Association Lilla Stirling Award and nominated for the Hackmatack Award and the Manitoba Young Readers’ Choice Award; and The First Stone, winner of the Ann Connor Brimer Award and the White Pine Award. A former high school teacher, Don lives by the Bay of Fundy in Nova Scotia.
- Unknown, White Pine Award Finalist
- Unknown, John Spray Mystery Award Finalist
- Unknown, Ann Connor Brimer Award finalist
- Unknown, CLA Young Adult Book of the Year Finalist
“A taut, gripping murder mystery thriller . . . a page-turner that will leave readers both breathlessly cheering for the protagonists and eager to (re)experience the Bay of Fundy’s shoreline and all its rocky, majestic East Coast splendour.” — National Reading Campaign
“Delusion Road is full of very strongly written characters whose lively interchange makes the plot zing along. . . . Its surging momentum and compelling themes will keep them reading to the very end.” — CM: Canadian Review of Materials