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  • Published: 1 June 2004
  • ISBN: 9780552551670
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $14.99

Dangerous Reality




Dangerous Reality is a nail-biting thriller from the author of the bestselling Noughts and Crosses sequence.

So your mum's this brilliant scientist. She's just invented the most awesome Artificial Intelligence system. Its virtual world is the perfect place to forget about real life. Which is exactly what you want. But then a bug corrupts the system. It's violent and unpredictable. This is no ordinary glitch - someone's trying to sabotage it. You need to figure out who, and why. And fast!

What if your life was about to be game over?

Dangerous Reality is a nail-biting thriller from the author of the bestselling Noughts and Crosses sequence.

  • Published: 1 June 2004
  • ISBN: 9780552551670
  • Imprint: Corgi Childrens
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $14.99

About the author

Malorie Blackman

Malorie Blackman has written over seventy books for children and young adults, including the Noughts & Crosses series, Thief and a science-fiction thriller, Chasing the Stars. Many of her books have also been adapted for stage and television, including a BAFTA-award-winning BBC production of Pig-Heart Boy and a Pilot Theatre stage adaptation by Sabrina Mahfouz of Noughts & Crosses. There is also a major BBC production of Noughts & Crosses, with Roc Nation (Jay-Z’s entertainment company) curating the soundtrack as executive music producer. In 2005 Malorie was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her distinguished contribution to the world of children’s books. In 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children’s literature, and between 2013 and 2015 she was the Children’s Laureate. Most recently Malorie wrote for the Doctor Who series on BBC One, and the fifth novel in her Noughts & Crosses series, Crossfire, was published by Penguin Random House Children’s in summer 2019.

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Praise for Dangerous Reality

The suspense builds to a cyber-climax

Yorkshire Post

It is an exciting drama with a thrilling climax

Education Otherwise

A whodunnit, a cyber-thriller and a family drama: readers of nine or over won't be able to resist the suspense

The Sunday Times

All the ingredients of an exciting read for over-10s - lots of pacey action and snappy dialogue, cliffhanger chapter endings and a central character with the essential qualification of true thriller heroes - an ability to get into a series of ever-worsening scrapes, and yet still emerge triumphant

Daily Telegraph

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