C. K. Kelly Martin is the author of YA books I Know It's Over, One Lonely Degree, The Lighter Side of Life and Death, My Beating Teenage Heart and Yesterday. Come See About Me is her first work of adult fiction.
C. K. began writing her first novel in a flat in Dublin and finished it in a Toronto suburb. She currently lives in the GTA with her husband where she's perpetually working on new novels and redesigning her website and blog. You can visit them both at ckkellymartin.com.
Twenty-year-old Leah Fischer's been in a state of collapse since the moment police arrived on her Toronto doorstep to inform her that boyfriend Bastien was killed in a car accident. After flunking out of university and cutting herself off from nearly everyone she knows, Leah's saved by Bastien's aunt who offers her a rent-free place to stay in a nearby town.
Initially Leah keeps to herself, with no energy for anyone or anything else, but it's not long before her nurturing neighbours begin to become fixtures in Leah's life and a much needed part-time job forces her to interact with other members of the community. And when Leah is faced with another earth-shattering event, her perspective on life begins to shift again. Soon Leah's falling into a casual sexual relationship with Irish actor Liam Kellehan, who has troubles of his own, even as she continues to yearn for her dead boyfriend. Clearly she's not the person she thought she was...and maybe Liam isn't either.