Imperfect Mortal Beings


Isla Quayle isn’t ready to make the leap from high school to university just yet. Besides, she didn’t quite get the grades.

Armed with a suitcase full of seasonally inappropriate clothing and an overwhelming desire to experience the perfect ‘all-American’ summer at Beaumont Lake Performing Arts Camp, Isla is thrown headfirst into a world of ninety-hour working weeks, celebrity parents and the complicated heirarchy of the ‘Elites’ – former campers who seem to enjoy far more privileges than the lowly international staff.

Isla’s relationship with Evan, the only son of Hollywood royalty, seems too good to be true (and not just to her). Along with her co-counsellors, Isla learns how powerful friendship can be when faced with projectile vomiting, homesick 12-year olds and the consequences of driving golf carts while intoxicated.

My debut YA novel is complete at 71,000 words. Get in touch if you are a literary agent currently open to submissions.