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Written by: Patrice Lawrence
Publisher: Hodder, Hachette

When Soraya’s younger brother Farhad runs off into the freezing night, Soraya and her friend, Austin, are in a race against time to find him. High above the streets, Farhad’s guilt closes in. He doesn’t want to be found. This is the story of two friends, one missing boy and a secret as precious as gold…

PLEASE NOTE: This book contains adult themes and strong language

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Review from Toppsta

“From the moment you start reading this story, you will be hooked. The family dynamic, the grief, the struggles with the community, friendship, there is so much packed into this book. Soraya has the weight of the world on her shoulders. She is the go between in her family and desperate to be accepted by her friends while trying to please her extremely strict father who struggles to show his love for his family. There were so many questions left unanswered in this story that I hope there will be more from Patrice Lawrence. I would recommend this to children aged 11+.” – Read by an adult

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    About the Author

    Patrice Lawrence

    Patrice Lawrence was born in Brighton and brought up in an Italian-Trinidadian household in Mid Sussex. She found her way to east London in the ’90s and lives there with a partner, a teenager and a cat called Stormageddon. She has been writing for as long as she has been reading. She loves crime fiction, sci-fi and trying to grow things. Her ideal mixtape includes drum ‘n’ bass, Bruce Springsteen and Studio Ghibli soundtracks. Music can’t help creeping into her books. Her debut novel, Orangeboy, won the Waterstone’s Book Prize for Older Readers and the YA Book Prize, and her second novel, Indigo Donut, won the Crime Fest Best Crime Fiction for Young Adults and was shortlisted for the YA Book Prize. Her third YA novel is publishing in summer 2019.

    Twitter: @LawrencePatrice

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