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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However I did think the themes of drugs in this book was interesting but there was barely maloorie development from the last book. Rebecca loves his company, jalorie he treats her like a person, unlike other boys, who are interested only in her family and money. And he, too, nurtures strong desires for Callie, but finds it almost impossible to open his heart.
Retrieved 21 August The character Alex Cross ends up in more trouble, more places than any person has a right to dobule up not to mention a cop. Open Preview See a Problem? It’s so gripping, hard-hitting, action packed and I became obsessed. Return to Book Page. The third book had drawn everything to a nice close, and to be honest, I couldn’t really see where the characters could be taken now. Dan ends up on the run.
Callum’s brother, Jude, blames Sephy for the terrible losses his family has suffered and is determined to destroy Sephy’s life by any means necessary. At the beginning of Checkmate, Callie Rose is already 16 years old. Did it ruin the series for me?
Topics Children and teenagers. Tobey wants no part of the world of gangs but makes an exception for once. A second theatre adaptation of the first book titled Noughts and Nlackman is due to premiere at Derby Theatre in Februaryand then tour the UK. Or was that supposed to be Not really sure what I expected from this book. Callie then points out that Jasmine and Jude died because of her. The members of the LM deliver a message to Sephy’s father, Kamal, to release ceoss least five LM from prison and pay money if he wants to see Sephy alive.
Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. He offers Sephy a singing part, but the noughts are prejudiced against her because she is a cross.
Malorie Blackman is a genius. Jun 22, Dominic Hughes rated it it was amazing. Sephy’s life begins to fall apart. He wants nothing to do with the gangs that rule the world he lives in. Callie is a lot more likeable in this book than she is in Checkmate which is good however, towards the end you start to hate Tobey, which changes the roles a bit.
Ah, to be young and in love. He meets Rebecca, Vanessa Dowd’s daughter. Jun 22, Lisbeth rated it it was ok.
black,an Callie Rose stops breathing, and Meggie screams at Sephy, “What have you done? Bye bye noughts and crosses: Callie Rose asks Tobey if he is ready. This does give us a bit of background information in terms of Callie Rose’s grudge against Sephy, however, it did not allow me to fully sympathise with Callie Rose as a character croes the very end of the book.
Read more Read less. Unfortunately, I didn’t find that to be quite enough to hang the malotie on, and my attention drifted between annoyance at the stupid choices one of the characters made, and impatience with the pace of the resolution.
When Minerva tries to change her mind, Sephy declares that she hates the baby because it was alive and that Callum should be alive instead. Customers who bought this item also bought.
Double Cross (Noughts & Crosses, #4) by Malorie Blackman
She “gets” humanity as a whole, too. Luckily, Dan appears from nowhere and kills the two minions outside and McAuley, saving Tobey’s life. Lot’s of chapters with lots of white-space between each chapter. The story, however, is still good and I really enjoyed reading it. Callie Rose is the daughter of Sephy, a “Cross” from the ruling black elite, and Callum, a “Nought” from the colourless underclass. Trivia About Double ,alorie Nou I think that if I’d carried on reading the books in a closer concession I probably would have enjoyed it a little bit more, but the writing and the storyline is always so easy to jump back into that you soon pick up the connection with the characters that you had from the first hlackman of books.
He talks her into spending the night with her in an abandoned shack for her to recover. Double Cross moves at a good pace and kept me turning the pages!
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Sephy feels an unusual tummy bug come on. This is the world we live in. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. He fails to find Maorie in the crowd before the hood is put on. The drama is present, the conflict is palpable and the fans of this series finally get their happy ending. He fights to prove that he will find a way out a Double Cross gave me the teen-romance I’d been missing on in Knife Edge and Checkmate.
Even without the underlying morals, objectively, this is a fantastic first book in the series.
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