Black Rabbit Summer

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Scholastic Inc., Jun 1, 2009 - Juvenile Fiction - 488 pages
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A smart, tense murder mystery twined with an emotional exploration of the ways love, sex, class, and celebrity can forever change--or end--friendships.

Thoughtful Pete, tough Pauly, twins Eric and Nicole, strange Raymond: As kids they were tight; now they've grown up--and apart. They agree to get together one last time, but past hurts, personal histories, soon surface, and the party's over. The group splinters off into the night; into the noise and heat and chaos of the summer carnival. Days later, a girl goes missing. The prime suspect in her disappearance? One of their own--one of the old gang. Pete doesn't know what to believe: Could one of his childhood friends really be a cold-blooded killer?

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User Review  - Catharine Kendrick - Goodreads

I basically posted a comment about this book thinking that it was the "review". Anyway, this is one of the best books I've ever read. It was so thrilling and I just loved it so much. There was the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gaby Meares - Goodreads

Wow - what a cracker of a read! I picked this off our shelves at school with the intention of weeding it: it hadn't been borrowed since we got it in 2009; the cover is unappealing and, as a girls ... Read full review

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Kevin Brooks is the groundbreaking author of the internationally acclaimed novels DAWN; BLACK RABBIT SUMMER; BEING; THE ROAD OF THE DEAD, a Mystery Writers of America "Edgar" nominee; CANDY; KISSING THE RAIN; LUCAS; and MARTYN PIG, which received England's Branford Boase Award for Best First Novel. Brooks lives in Yorkshire, England.

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