The Leftovers is a story about sexual power and consent, the myth of the perfect victim, and a dark exploration of the things we do for – and to – the ones we love.
Callie’s life is spent caring for others – for Frey, her client, and for Noah, her brother. When a tragic car accident shatters her family, she’s left alone with her mother Vanessa. Vanessa's favourite child was Noah; Callie's favourite parent was her dad. Now they're stuck with each other - the leftovers of their family - and they'll have to confront the ways they've been hurt, and the ways they've passed that hurt on to others.
Praise for Cassandra:
'A thoughtful novel. Parkin creates authentic, interesting characters' Carys Bray
'Fresh and original, written vividly and with lair. I was completely engrossed!' Katherine Webb
'A dark, eloquently creepy tale. Parkin's prose quivers with visceral terror' Carol Lovekin