Review: Double Cross by Malorie Blackman Diane Samuels is thrilled by a story that turns the tables on black and white. Double Cross has ratings and reviews. Reading Corner said: I enjoyed this book but I think the series should have ended on the last book as thi. Editions. Double Cross . Malorie Blackman ‘Blackman “gets” people she ” gets” humanity as a whole, too’ Guardian. Just this once.

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Sephy feels trapped and rejects an offer of marriage from her boyfriend, Sonny. It’s no wonder every writer under the sun is trying to get Patterson to attach his name to their own novels. The first blackmaan is not a light read, nor are any of the books in this series. They start kissing and touching each other. Did it ruin the series for me? Noughts and Crosses 4.

Full review in the next few days. Jude and Callum point their guns at each other, and the story ends as a cliffhanger. Andrew informs Kamal of where two of the LM team members are while they are making phone calls.

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The first three novels in the series are easy to obtain the U. Knife Edge Noughts and Crosses. This fourth book in the slightly misnamed trilogy picks up shortly after the explosion that ended Checkmate, and Callie Rose is working through the trauma and guilt based on that. This book finalises the Noughts and Crosses series.


He meets Rebecca, Vanessa Dowd’s daughter. So glad I marathoned it and I would recommend it to blackmn. When I got this book and read in the bit of info about the book in the dust cover and I read ‘Callie Rose and her boyfriend Tobey’ I almost screamed. When Rebecca leaves, McAuley appears and stabs her.

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A great, down-to-earth writing style that any ‘normal’ person can relate to. The members of the LM deliver a message to Sephy’s father, Kamal, to release at least five LM from prison and pay money if he wants to see Sephy alive. Jude leaves just as the ambulance arrives, with a new plan in mind.

At the beginning of Checkmate, Callie Rose is already 16 years old. There, they argue but then realise their mutual love. Add both to Cart Add both blafkman List. Product details Hardcover Publisher: I think that if I’d carried on reading the books in a closer concession I pro 3.

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Along with that 16 years of knowledge, Callie Rose is shown to have a long standing grudge against her mother, Sephy. He puts a great deal ccross money in Byron Sweet, one of McAuley’s minions, to frame him as a traitor.

Toby is in love with his best friend, Callie. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Most of the story crosss concentrated on Tobey and his poor judgment, which often made me want to climb into the pages just to smack him. It shows how money, or the lack of it, can be the motivation for good kids to do bad things. I didnt like Tobey as crosss character and the things he did just didnt make sense.


There is no Liberation Militia in this book, only two rival gangs with Tobey in the middle. Adding to Alex’s troubles is the escape from prison by his arch nemesis.

She hugs her daughter too tightly while she sing the famous song “Rainbow Child”.

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Tobey reminds me too much of Callum. Explore douuble Home Gift Guide. Whilst the first book sets up so many questions about modern society, this second addition to the series delves even further into the dark crevices of a corrupt way of thinking. For me personally, the ending feels a little open, as if there could, some day, be more to come, although I really don’t think Blackman could surpass herself this time! Mar 19, Anne Osterlund rated it really liked it.

Callie Rose teases him about being a sexbot. English Choose a language for shopping. He posts streaming video on the Internet, all the while taunting and threatening to make Cross his ultimate victim. Patterson is a very good writer, but this book didn’t live up to what I have come to expect from him.

Sephy and Callie Rose are only tangential presences most of the time, and the book hurts for their absences. Double Cross didn’t focus as much vouble the Noughts and Crosses, but instead on the underworld.