Almost True by Keren David

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Ruthless killers are still hunting Ty so the police move him and his mum to a quiet seaside town. But a horrific attack and a bullet meant for Ty prove that he’s not safe yet. On the road again, Ty’s in hiding with complete strangers...who seem to know a lot about him. Meanwhile he’s desperate to see his girlfriend Claire, and terrified that she may betray him. Ty can’t trust his own judgement and he’s making dangerous decisions that could deliver him straight to the gangsters. A thrilling sequel to When I Was Joe, shot through with drama and suspense.
 

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Keren David was brought up in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire and went to school in Hatfield. She left school at 18 and got a job as a messenger girl on a newspaper. She was freelancing as a reporter on the old Fleet Street by her mid-twenties and, after living and working in Scotland for two years, was appointed as a news editor on the Independent at the age of 27. She and her family then went to live in Amsterdam for eight years where she was editor in chief of a photo-journalism agency. On returning to the UK in 2007 she decided to attend a course on writing for children at the City University. When I Was Joe started out as a project for that course. She lives in London with her husband and two children.
 
Published October 21, 2010 by Frances Lincoln Ebooks. 452 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this sequel to When I Was Joe (2010), "Joe" (formerly Tyler, now Jake) continues to make bad decisions based on his very partial understanding of his own past even as he tries hard to escape the present.

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Summary: A brilliant climax to the story Keren David started so successfully in When I Was Joe makes this a red hot recommendation for all fans of the superb original.

Dec 21 2010 | Read Full Review of Almost True

The Overflowing Library

In this book you get a cracking new character in the form of Archie, Ty's cousin who was really fun to read about and a perfect sidekick to Ty in this instalment of the book.

Mar 07 2013 | Read Full Review of Almost True

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