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Orangeboy

Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781444927207

Price: £7.99

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WINNER OF THE WATERSTONES CHILDREN’S BOOK PRIZE FOR OLDER READERS, SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARD AND THE YA BOOK PRIZE

A truly brilliant book.Malorie Blackman

“Incredible book. Thank you Patrice Lawrence for such a fresh and riveting piece of fiction.Ben Bailey Smith (Doc Brown)

“What a book! Such a gripping, gritty storyline, with such wonderful, believable characters. Loved it.” Tanya Landman, author of Buffalo Soldier

Not cool enough, not clever enough, not street enough for anyone to notice me. I was the kid people looked straight through.


NOT ANY MORE. NOT SINCE MR ORANGE.

Sixteen-year-old Marlon has made his mum a promise – he’ll never follow his big brother, Andre, down the wrong path. So far, it’s been easy, but when a date ends in tragedy, Marlon finds himself hunted. They’re after the mysterious Mr Orange, and they’re going to use Marlon to get to him. Marlon’s out of choices – can he become the person he never wanted to be, to protect everyone he loves?

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