The Hit
Melvin Burgess
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UK Price: £6.99
Format: Paperback
Age: 13+ & YA
Size: 198x129mm
Extent: 320pp
ISBN: 978-1-908435-33-0
Publication date: April 2013
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A new drug is out. Everyone is talking about it. The Hit. A week of good life - a really good life. Followed by death. But still, a week like no one ever lived before.

Adam looks around him. His parents are worn out. His brother has gone. And Lizzie his girlfriend is over him. There's got to be more to life. If he had a week to live, what would he live for? Actually, he's got a list...

With Jimmy, it was all about the fans. People often say a performer gave everything, but no one ever promised more for a show than he had tonight. Adam didn’t believe it, but he still felt part of something special. Jimmy Earle had been the big thing for years, his shows were legendary, but

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