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I'd tell you I love you, but then I'd have to kill you

I'd tell you I love you, but then I'd have to kill you

Carter, Ally

Gallagher Academy might claim to be a school for geniuses - but it's really a school for spies. Cammie Morgan is fluent in 14 languages and capable of killing a man in seven different ways. But one thing the Gallagher Academy hasn't prepared her for is what to do when she falls for an ordinary boy who thinks she's an ordinary girl

Paperback, Book. English. Fiction 13+. Teenage Fiction. Spy stories. Young adult fiction. Adventure.
Published London: Orchard, 2010
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Statement of responsibility: Ally Carter
ISBN: 1408309513, 9781408309513
Intended audience: Adolescent.
Note: Originally published: New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2006.
Physical Description: 308 p. ; 20 cm.
Series: Gallagher girls ; bk. 1
Subject: Gallagher Academy for Exceptional Young Women (Imaginary place) Fiction.; Morgan, Cammie (Fictitious character) Fiction.
Series Title: Gallagher girls ; bk. 1.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 5.9
Interest Level: MY
Points: 10
Quiz Number: 217427

Author note

Ally Carter is a writer living and working in the Midwest. She loved school so much she kept going...and going...and going...until finally she had to graduate. She has degrees from Oklahoma State University and Cornell University. The books in the GALLAGHER GIRLS series are her first children's novels. She is also the author of two adult books. Check out her website -


If ever there were a new series chock full of characters to make Harry, Ron, Hermione et al look like wimps, then this is it.||A great guilty pleasure read for those of you out there who also harbour secret dreams of becoming a spy, or even those who just want a light-hearted break from studying for their exams. Go out, grab a copy, step out of your reality bubble and enjoy!
Teen Today||A short, fun, fast-moving book.
INIS||This book is absolutely incredible.
Teen Titles||I couldn't put it down.
Katie, 15||I was so excited when I got this book I read it in 24 hours...11/10!
Toya, 14||Tore through it in like 4 days, and really loved it. It's a nice guilty pleasure.
Aime, 15||Best book in the world.
Ellie, 13||Entertaining and witty... refreshing
Southern Daily Echo||Ally Carter is an author that you simply can't miss.
Gripped into Books||Fast paced and suspense-building, this witty novel is enthralling.
Lincolnshire Echo||

Carter really digs deep and expresses the life of not just a teenage spy, but also a teenage girl. Amazing 5/5.
Siobhan Heagney yr 7 pupil at Kenton School Newcastle

Newcastle Evening Chronicle||Fast-paced, funny and action-packed.
tBk Magazine||Funny... great story... five out of five stars.
WRD Magazine||Ally Carter's stories are a must for any teenage girl's bookshelf. Amazing. 5/5
Newcastle Evening Chronicle