Catriona Reeby has been an engineer and environmental project manager, and now juggles writing with being a parent. She started writing in 2005 while on maternity leave – her first baby was a good sleeper. She started Shmoo in 2009 but during the following year her parents’ health quickly deteriorated and they died within 3 months of each other. Writing helped her get through it but Shmoo became darker.
Despite sending Shmoo to around thirty literary agents she only received polite rejections. However, being determined to the point of pig-headedness, she decided to self-publish rather than leave Shmoo on a dusty shelf. Thank you for buying this book. It means a great deal.
Robert and Daniel grew up in the 1980s and did the things that brothers do: built dens, got into mischief and started to think about girls. But something happened to those two innocent boys that twenty years later threatens to tear Robert’s world apart. Who is Shmoo? And why are Robert and Daniel now estranged? The tension builds and Robert’s world begins to crack…..