Missing, Believed Crazy by Terence Blacker
  

Missing, Believed Crazy

Written by Terence Blacker

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Fun to read, this is a cleverly constructed narrative of different voices all telling their version of the same story. Students at Cathcart College, an exclusive boarding school, plan a novel way of raising money for charity. The kidnapping is planned by Trixie who is determined to raise money for children starving in Africa but Jade, Holly, Mark and Wiki help too. And a great deal goes wrong! A warm-hearted adventure full of amusing and credible characters.

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A clever, funny and thought-provoking crime caper featuring five kids who hatch a daring plan to fake a kidnap in order to raise money for charity. Compulsively readable, this is a real roller-coaster of a ride that will appeal to anyone aged 11+ with a sense of humour.

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Synopsis

Missing, Believed Crazy by Terence Blacker

Five kids at an exclusive private school hatch a daring plan to fake a kidnap and raise money for charity. There's brainy scholarship boy, Wiki, super-glam Jade, too-cool-for-school Mark, everyone's best friend Holly - and then there's Trix. It was her brilliant idea in the first place. What could possibly go wrong?

About the Author

Terence Blacker

Terence Blacker grew up around horses and was a jockey in his youth. He then worked in publishing before becoming a full-time writer. He has written numerous books for adults, teens and young readers. He also writes for national newspapers, and is a regular broadcaster and performing musician. He lives in Norfolk.

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Paperback

Author

Terence Blacker
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Publication date

7th August 2009

ISBN

9780330458481

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