Quantum Drop

By Saci Lloyd

Synopsis

Anthony Griffin is an ordinary kid caught up in a dangerous world. The boundaries between real and virtual are more and more blurred, and when Anthony's girlfriend is taken out in a gang hit, he has to venture into the underground world of the Drop to flush out her killer and bring him to justice.

This is the story of a boy whose girl is worth more than money.

Year of Publication

Review

A well-crafted and pacey thriller ... thought-provoking Books for Keeps A gripping and clever YA thriller with a convincing contemporary tone School Librarian Gritty, futuristic ... combines the boundary-blurring intensity and adrenalin of virtual gaming with convincing characters Booktrust 'Fast-paced and immensely exciting.' The Bookseller Praise for The Carbon Diaries: 'an uproarious, scathing and pathos-filled romp - Adrian Mole does the apocalypse.' Financial Times Praise for Momentum: 'A brilliantly imagined future London, a brutal race against time and a tender love story make this an unmissable novel ... Highly recommended.' The Bookseller Haven't picked up a book with this much energy in a long time... an original read, with dizzying pace and a storyline that will leave you thinking. SugarScape From its breathtaking opening ... an action-packed thriller with a warm heart. Guardian A well-crafted and pacey thriller. Books For Keeps Gripping and clever YA thriller with a convincing contemporary tone. School Librarian A well-crafted and pacey thriller from the Costa-shortlisted author of the Carbon Diaries. Books For Keeps Gritty, futuristic... combines the boundary-blurring intensity and adrenalin of birtual gaming with convincing characters. Booktrust

Author Biography

Before becoming an internationally-acclaimed author and activist, Saci has held down a bewildering variety of non-jobs, including being a storyboard artist, a cartoonist, a singer in a band, an animator and a script editor for Camouflage Films. She recently stepped down as Head of Media at NewVIc, but continues her association with the East London college. Saci's first novel, The Carbon Diaries 2015, was shortlisted for the Costa Book Award and her third book, Momentum, was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. Momentum is currently in development with Revelation Pictures. Visit her website at www.sacilloyd.com.