Wise, tough, heart-breaking, funny, this compulsive love story is about facing your demons.
Eileen Merriman's three young adult novels, Pieces of You, Catch
Me When You Fall, and Invisibly Breathing, were
finalists in the NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults in
2018 and 2019, and both Pieces of You and Catch Me When
You Fall are Storylines Notable Books. Her first adult novel,
Moonlight Sonata, was released in July 2019, with reviewers
calling it 'skilfully crafted', and a 'carefully layered and
thoughtful drama, with beautifully observed and believable Kiwi
Her other awards include runner-up in the 2018 Sunday Star-Times Short Story Award, third for three consecutive years in the 2014-2016 Sunday Star-Times Short Story Awards, second in the 2015 Bath Flash Fiction Award, commended in the 2015 Bath Short Story Competition, and first place in the 2015 Graeme Lay Short Story Competition. She works full-time as a consultant haematologist at North Shore Hospital.