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Barter, Catherine, author

Fifteen-year-old Alena never really knew her political activist mother, who died when she was a baby. She has grown up with her older half-brother Danny and his boyfriend Nick in the east end of London. Now the area is threatened by a bomber who has been leaving explosive devices in supermarkets. It is only a matter of time before a bomb goes off. Against this increasingly fearful backdrop, Alena seeks to discover more about her past, while Danny takes a job working for a controversial politician. As her family life implodes, and the threat to Londoners mounts, Alena starts getting into trouble. Then she does something truly rebellious

Paperback, Book. English. General. Young adult fiction. Fiction 13+. Older Teenage Fiction.
Published London: Andersen Press, 2017
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Statement of responsibility: Catherine Barter
ISBN: 1783445246, 9781783445240
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Physical Description: 373 pages ; 20 cm
Subject: ARUY; Accelerated Reader; AR4.7; London (England) Fiction.; AR4