Speculative fiction is a broad umbrella category of narrative fiction referring to any fiction story that includes elements, settings and characters whose features are created out of imagination and speculation rather than based on attested reality and everyday life. That encompasses the genres of science fiction, fantasy, science fantasy, horror, alternative history, and magic realism.
One in a series of contemporary women's writing, in editions developed
for schools, this book tells the story of a school drop-out who has
been in trouble all her life, and who has strange psychic powers which
help her to identify danger.