Quid Pro Quo

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Orca Book Publishers, Apr 1, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 176 pages
Quid Pro Quo is a high-stakes, fast-moving legal thriller about real people, and funny people at that. Cyril MacIntyre's mother is a twenty-eight-year-old ex-street kid who drags her son to all her law school classes, then proceeds to get herself kidnapped. That aside, Cyril's life isn't too different from that of other thirteen-year-olds. He has all the usual adolescent issues to deal with: parent problems, self-esteem problems, skin, hair and girl problems. He just has legal problems too. And he's got to solve them if he wants to save his mother's life.

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Quid Pro Quo

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Unable to afford a babysitter, Cyril Floyd MacIntyre’s single mother, Andy, brought Cyril along to law school as she pushed through her degree, beginning when he was 10. Now he is an adolescent and ... Read full review

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One Disclosure
1
Five Cruelty
19
Twelve Interception 11
45
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Vicki Grant left her career in advertising and television to write her first novel, The Puppet Wrangler, in 2004. She enjoys writing for young adults, with a particular interest in reluctant readers. Vicki's books have gone on to win many awards, including the prestigious Arthur Ellis Award in 2006. She lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with her husband and three children.

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