Rick Santini is an 18 year old Year 11 student at a local High School in Melbourne, Australia. Struggling with the demands of his over controlling father, and trying to keep a low profile at school, Rick hides a secret, that will tear his family apart.
Rick has a High School crush, but there’s just one problem, his crush is on his French PE teacher. His PE teacher happens to be married to Rick’s English teacher who is also the school principal.
Unaware of Rick’s obsession, his mother and father pressure Rick to succeed and do well in school during his VCE and urge him to improve his grades. At school, Rick’s classmates start to get suspicious about his behaviour around their teacher.
After living in London, England for a year with his parents, Rick has a blast from the past that comes back to haunt him and he becomes so obsessed with his teacher that his urges begin to take control.
Rick starts to distance himself from his friends and family and he starts lying to them to cover his obsession. In a surprising twist, Rick’s life is changed forever.
Will Rick do the unthinkable to get what he wants?
Obsession is told through the eyes of an 18 year old High School student.
Review: This took me out of my comfort zone. I didn’t want to keep reading but was compelled to. There was no respite at the end. Very well crafted story.
Light Horror & Fantasy by G.S. Bailey
FED – Fear the family
HAUNT – How many lives have you lived?
MEMORY SPAN – Utopia 2130
ALL HALLOWS – Witchery in Apple Glen
Bedtime stories for adults only!