Case One: Knock Down by Christopher Ould

Case One: Knock Down

Written by Christopher Ould
Part of the Street Duty Series

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Slick, gritty, electrifying drama from BAFTA award-winning writer, Chris Ould. He's fast becoming the freshest blood in YA crime fiction. This is a new series with 16 year old protagonists who are trainee police officers facing crime situations for the first time. The storylines are hard-hitting and challenging and Chris Ould does not shy away from the stark realities of youth crime.

Warning: Contains explicit language and content and we recommend it only for 15+ readers.


Case One: Knock Down by Christopher Ould

When Ashleigh is taken to hospital following a traffic accident, an examination of the unconscious girl reveals injuries that suggest a disturbing series of events prior to her being knocked down. Ashleigh has been keeping a dark secret - and sixteen-year-old Trainee Police Officer, Holly Blades, will stop at nothing to discover the truth.

About the Author

Christopher Ould

Chris Ould was first published as a novelist for adults before going on to become a BAFTA-winning screenwriter, writing for television dramas including The Bill, Casualty, Solider Soldier and Hornblower.

Chris's first novel in a series for young adults, Street Duty: Knock-Down, will be published by Usborne in 2012. He is currently working on the second book in the series.

Chris is married and lives in Dorset with his wife and son.

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320 pages
Interest Age: 14 years +


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Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2012




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