In Deadly Dare, there's a new craze at Theo and Ricky's school. The rules are simple. Write a dare, put it in the bag and take turns to pick one out. But on the night Rlcky does his dare and enters the deserted warehouse he disappears. What secrets does the warehouse hold and how much does new girl Angela know about what happened? Theo needs to find the answers before it's too late...There's nothing unusual about getting emails from your dad...unless he died a few months ago. In Computer Ghost Jade asks Theo, Ricky and Angela for help to find out what's going on. Could the mysterious, desperate messages really be from the ghost of Jade's dad? One thing's for sure. Whoever - or whatever - is sending the emails wants something badly and they'll stop at nothing to get it...Theo, Ricky and Angela have to become Lie Detectives to uncover the truth about top inventor, Darius Marriott, after he comes to give a talk at school and collapses. Who is out to get him and why does their friend, Bullet, seem so personally involved? The friends are determined to get to the bottom of it all - but that could prove to be much harder, and more dangerous, than they think...
Malorie Blackman has written over sixty books for children and young adults, including the Noughts & Crosses series, Thief and a science-fiction thriller, Chasing the Stars. Many of her books have also been adapted for stage and television, including a BAFTA-award-winning BBC production of Pig-Heart Boy and a Pilot Theatre stage adaptation by Sabrina Mahfouz of Noughts & Crosses. There is also a major BBC production of Noughts & Crosses, with Roc Nation (Jay-Z's entertainment company) curating and releasing the soundtrack as executive music producer.
In 2005 Malorie was honoured with the Eleanor Farjeon Award in recognition of her distinguished contribution to the world of children's books. In 2008 she received an OBE for her services to children's literature, and between 2013 and 2015 she was the Children's Laureate. Most recently Malorie wrote for the Doctor Who series on BBC One, and the fifth novel in her Noughts & Crosses series, Crossfire, will be published by Penguin Random House Children's in summer 2019.