A tough, uncompromising tale for modern teenagers from the author of (un)arranged marriage.
Meet Ellie, Jas, Della, Will and Billy. They're tough. They're street-smart. They're the Crew, and they live in what they call the Ghetto - the estates round the city centre where everyone is skint and it's important to stick together. No-one has a go once you're part of a gang. Except, sometimes, the older gangs who can be really dangerous- A new, contemporary novel for today's teenagers from the author of the critically acclaimed (un)arranged marriage.
“Written in a streetwise dialect, this is a jewel of a book...The publ isher's warning 'Not for younger readers', should ensure the large sales it deserves.”
Nicholas Tucker, The Independent
“Engagingly direct in tone, grittily and realistic in theme, this uncompromising, streetwise story is sure to appeal to teenagers.”
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Ian Maxen, What's On
“"It's easy to get into and exciting, gritty and gripping"”
“I enjoyed reading this book. It is hard to put down onceyou get into it.”
“'This thriller, set against the gritty reality of life many people face is great.'”
“'A detective story with an edge...an excellent read.'”