Dianne Batesi(203 works by)(birth name: Dianne NancyAmos)
Dianne Nancy Bates; Di Bates)
Also writes as: H. O. O. Dunnit Born:Established:1948Peakhurst,Hurstville area,Sydney Southern Suburbs,Sydney,New South Wales,;
Ron Green's family is broken, just like him. He isn't able to live with his mum and dad, or step-mother. He's nobody's boy. Now he's being fostered by his aunt who has three sons of her own. It's a chaotic, angry environment, and young Ron isn't at all happy.
Crossing the Line2008single work novel young adult 'Orphaned then abandoned by long-term foster carers, teenager Sophie lives with Amy and Matt. For a long time and unknown to others, Sophie has been self-mutilating: more recently she has been in therapy. Concerned about Sophie's increasing depression, the doctor admits her to a hospital. There Sophie is placed in an adolescent ward where she forms tentative relationships with other troubled teenagers and begins sessions with psychiatrist, Helen Marshall. However, the doctor crosses the patient-therapist line, but so too does Sophie ...' (Publisher's blurb)