THE CRASH is out today!

Posted by Jazz on Thursday July 6th, 2017

That’s right, Lisa Drakeford’s newest novel The Crash is out today! Told from five different perspectives, The Crash is a stunning YA novel perfect for fans of Kevin Brooks or Melvin Burgess. Authentic, relatable and bittersweet – a perfect piece of UKYA.

Best friends Sophie and Tye are watching TV when a car crashes through the living room wall. The driver and passenger are twins, Harry and Gemma. Next door neighbour, eleven-year-old Issy, witnesses the accident. In the aftermath, Tye is thrown into a coma, Gemma’s dark past begins to haunt the present, and Sophie starts to fall for Harry – but how can she, when he was the driver who nearly killed her best friend? And Issy, meanwhile, hides a terrible secret …

AND – it’s from the author of the critically acclaimed novel The Baby, so you already know it’s going to be awesome. But hey, don’t just take our word for it! Check out what some early readers had to say …

‘Drakeford’s books show her knack for hooking the reader and keeping them there until the very end’ THE MILE LONG BOOKSHELF

‘I found myself speeding through the pages, eager to find out what exactly happened.MUCH LOVED BOOKS

Get a taster for it by reading chapter one here!

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