'I knew what was bugging Mum, She had this fear that I would end up like her - young, pregnant and alone. I kept telling her that no in a million years would I ever let that happen to me...'
Jade Wilson is smart, young black and ambitious. And she's just been given the opportunity of a lifetime - a try-our for the Commonwealth swimming team. Her best and chief cheerleader is her mother Jojo, a successful businesswoman who gave up her own career as a model when she fell pregnant with Jade. Jojo is overprotective so when Jade starts dating Dicey there is hell to pay. Can Jade survive her mother's constant nagging? And what if she were to get pregnant - would she, could she sacrifice her own career?
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About the Author
Millie Murray – was born in London, England. A qualified nurse she has attended drama college working with several black theatre workshops and been a vocalist in a gospel choir. She created the radio series, The Airport; has written for the television series, The Real McCoy; and facilitates Creative Writing workshops throughout the UK. She is presently a Writing Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund.
Millie Murray is the author of the popular Livewire novels Kiesha (1988), Lady A, A Teenaged DJ (1989), Cairo Hughes (1996) and Sorrelle (1998); as well as All About Jas, Ebony and the Mookatook Bush, Addicted (with Steve Derbyshire), Lois, Tough Talk, I, II &III.
She is married with two children.