Candy (Reissue)
Kevin Brooks
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UK Price: £7.99
Format: Paperback
Age: 13+ & YA
Size: 198x129mm
Extent: xxxpp
ISBN: 978-1-910002-0-25
Publication date: July 2014

World Rights plus Film     Rights sold: Australia, Canada, Germany, Italy, Latin America, Lithuania, The Netherlands, New Zealand Norway, Poland, Serbia, Spain, Turkey, USA

 

It was the girl, of course. The girl from the station. The girl with the smile and the skin and the eyes … 

Joe is hooked from the moment he sees Candy. What is it that catches his eye? Is it her hair, her smile, or just the way she’s standing? When they chat over coffee there’s an instant attraction, but can love ever be this sweet? As the bitter truth about Candy’s dangerous world emerges, Joe must decide whether love and hope are worth fighting for.

' ... a story as sharp as the title is sweet, with something dark lurking inside and no cosy answers ... '
Guardian
'Brooks is one of the best young adult writers around. Get this book.'
Irish Times

Up the street, around a corner, and there I was – on a broad paved area, dotted with telephone boxes and newspaper stands, right outside the station. Right next to Euston Road.

            Piece of

I was innocent then.

Just a boy.

On a train.

With a lump.

And a hat.

That was all the world I needed to know.

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