Fight Game by Kate Wild

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A fast-reading thriller with an extrasensory twist, told by a rebellious gypsy boy who lives by his wits--and his fists.

When rogue gypsy boy Freedom Smith runs into trouble with the law, he strikes a deal with the police: Instead of going to prison for a crime he didn't commit, he'll go undercover -- and underground -- using his incredible strength and boxing skills to infiltrate a nefarious, high-tech fight club known as The Bear Pit. His mission: to save other street children from the terrible fate the Pit has in store for them. Freedom thinks he can trust Java, his newfound friend, with his secret life. If only he knew that this high-spirited, upper-class girl has a secret of her own....

About Kate Wild

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Published June 4, 2007 by Chicken House Ltd. 272 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Freedom Smith is a direct descendent of Romany boxer extraordinaire Hercules, yet somehow as a result of anti-Gypsy sentiment and prejudice, he finds himself using his innate fight talent to infiltrate an illegal game.

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His mission: to investigate Darcus Knight, a filmmaker suspected of operating an illegal fight club that employs underage fighters in an unending high-stakes fight (“They don’t question it because they are born into it, and some of them die in it, having never known anything else but the fight, d...

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