Luke's life is rudely interrupted when his mum, Pat, collapses at the hospital where she works. Thoughtful Luke, nearly 15, and his accident-prone younger brother Jesse each cope in their own ways. As time goes on it is clear Pat is not going to recover, and Luke's world rearranges itself, while friends and family rally round.
Damian was editor of the Daily Telegraph's children's supplement Young Telegraph for several years. He was also the editor of the family section in the old Metro Life magazine and has reviewed children's books, theatre and films for radio on Front Row. He has appeared on the Simon Mayo show and Woman's Hour and used to have a regular slot during his Metro Life stint talking about weekend family activities on Vanessa Feltz's morning show on Radio London.