By Kevin Brooks

Publish yr note: First released 2005
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Kevin Brooks is on the best of his YA online game during this "provocative, suspenseful" (Booklist) novel. Now in a dynamic new Kevin Brooks repackaging!

When Joe meets sweet, it kind of feels like a customary boy-meets-girl state of affairs. They chat over espresso, she provides him her quantity, and he writes her a tune. yet then Joe is drawn into Candy's international --- an international of substances, violence, and desperation. because the darkish fact approximately Candy's lifestyles emerges, Joe unearths himself dealing with actual threat at each twist and switch. quickly Joe's conflicting feelings start to reflect Candy's, and he is aware that falling in love simply may be well worth the fight. This intoxicating story of heartache, threat, and desire will enthrall teenager readers.

Literary Awards
Manchester publication Award Nominee for Longlist (2006)
North East Teenage e-book Award Nominee (2006)
Silberner Lufti (2006)

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