Sephy is part of the ruling class. Callum is considered a second-class citizen. They have been friends all their lives, since before there were barriers and boundaries. Now, things are different -- they have to meet in secret, as hate and violence seethe dangerously close to the surface of their society's fragile order.
Once, Sephy and Callum thought they had to proect their love; now, they must defend their very lives....
Malorie Blackman pursued computer science before becoming a full-time writer. She gained phenomenal success with her first book, Hacker, which won two major UK children’s awards, and has gone on to write a number of other award-winning children’s books. An avid reader, musician, cineaste, and web surfer in her spare time, Malorie lives in South London with her husband and their daughter, Elizabeth.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (January 9, 2007)