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Publisher's Summary

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Double Cross, by Malorie Blackman

Just this once. Just this once and no more, I promise.

Please let me get away with it just this once....

Tobey wants a better life - for him and for Callie Rose. He wants nothing to do with the violent gangs that rule the world he lives in. But when he's offered the chance to earn some extra money, how much could it hurt to just this once say yes?

Callie Rose knows all about the danger of saying yes. She knows about terrible mistakes, and violence and family feuds, and the fierce divide between Noughts and Crosses. 

And knowing so much about the past makes her afraid for her future. 

Because sometimes, one little bad decision can change everything.... 

©2008 Oneta Malorie Blackman (P)2008 Random House Audiobooks

Critic Reviews

"Powerful." (Sunday Times)

"Blackman 'gets' people...she 'gets' humanity as a whole, too." (Guardian

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  • Jessica-jane
  • 08-04-13

Typical plot rewritten

The series continues with this amazing story. The continuation is thought provoking and touching with twists and turns of emotion. The story is addictive and hard to stop listening to. The story was exciting and full of suspense and anticipation. Throughout the book the now familiar characters are developed and we grow along with them. As the events unfold the excitement and also development of the story carries the listener along with it.

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  • Graham Le-Gall
  • 03-08-19

True to Life

Wow! What a listen! Easy listening with plenty of twisting and turning to maintain interest. Having read and listened to all in the Noughts and Crosses ‘series’ really looking forward to the next very soon.

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  • Ms. Rebecca L. Farmer
  • 06-10-20

Wow

Well read by the narrators.

An amazing collection of books - topical, eye opening, thought provoking, emotional just to name a few.

I’ve read all the books in this collection and they are so well written the characters feel like family. A great ending - perfection!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-06-20

Enjoyable

Narrator kept me engaged. Loved the story
and the characters in the book. Try it

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  • C V Grieve
  • 04-10-19

Great!

Awww I'm sad that this was the last book in the series. Really enjoyed all the books and the concept of the story.. Wow, imagine if black people were really the privileged and entitled ones ?!

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  • Dr R.
  • 19-05-19

Fabulous

I loved the book and I thort it was read vry well to me and I found it easy to understand considering I am deslexic

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-03-19

Captivating

The 5th book awaits. strong adult fiction, raising some important issues. some great discussion points.

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  • Olivia Salau
  • 21-11-18

loved it

the entire series is fabulous and i would highly recommend it to everyone. Blackman is a hero

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 08-07-17

an an improvement over the last entry

the title says it all but the second book was the best

OK OK that is it