When people at school start forgetting things, Scott wonders if he’s the only one who’s noticed. He and some of the school’s misfits seem to be the only ones who can see what’s happening.
Is it the weather? Is it a virus? They must join forces to try and work out what is causing everyone in town to lose all sense of who they are.
The Blue Electric Wind is about why we remember what we do; it’s about bravery and about growing up.
‘I wanted to write an ensemble adventure story set in an ordinary school and to create the kind of story I would have enjoyed when I was the age of the characters. I think there’s something interesting in questions around the role of our memory in society, and how young people’s relationships with their memories change over time.’