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Meet Garvie Smith. Highest IQ ever recorded at Marsh Academy. Lowest ever grades. What's the point, anyway? Life sucks. Nothing ever happens.
Until Chloe Dow's body is pulled from a pond.
DI Singh is already on the case. Ambitious, uptight, methodical - he's determined to solve the mystery and get promoted. He doesn't need any 'assistance' from notorious slacker, Smith.
Or does he?
A brand-new teen crime novel from one of today's great storytellers.
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"A superb crime thriller" (The Bookseller)
"Arresting, original teen detective novel" (Metro)
"The writing is excellent, and the story calls into being a very recognisable 21st-century urban world with a dash of social commentary, especially on relationships between adults and teenagers." (Tony Bradman Guardian)
"Schoolboy sleuth Garvie is hugely appealing in a nihilistic sort of way (think Lisbeth Salander or Jesse Pinkman) . . ." (Charlotte Norman, Waterstone's Bath Waterstones' bookseller)
"A fantastic book with examples of the best and worst of human nature, and everything in between." (Clare Maltby The Bookseller)
The first book in a fantastic new crime series for young adults (and adults) starring the elusive, laid-back, devastatingly attractive, Garvie Smith.
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Book Description Random House Children s Publishers UK, United Kingdom, 2014. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Meet Garvie Smith: Charming, brilliant and completely bone idle. If anything can get his attention, it might just be a murder. What sort of girl was gorgeous Chloe Dow? Not the sort to disappear without a trace. What sort of policeman is workaholic Detective Inspector Raminder Singh? Not the sort to rush his first murder investigation. What sort of boy is Garvie Smith? Don t ask. At least, don t ask his mother. When Chloe s body is pulled from Pike Pond, the hunt is on for her killer and DI Singh has a chance to prove his worth. He doesn t need any assistance from notorious slacker Garvie Smith, the boy with the highest IQ ever recorded at Marsh Academy, and the lowest ever grades. Or does he? A brand-new teen crime novel from one of today s great storytellers. Seller Inventory # LVN9780857560582