Author(s): Catherine MacPhail
Hannah Driscoll is part of a gang called the Lip Gloss Girls. The gang spends most of their spare time together - or baiting the rival gang the Hell Cats. The two gangs constantly square up to each other and vie for which gang can fight the best - whether it be at school, in the park or on the train. Hannah feels safe and comfortable within the gang - until she is accused of betraying the Lip Gloss Girls. All of a sudden Hannah is made to feel what it is like to be cast out and surrounded by enemies...
Girl gangs are a growing culture within schools Fast-paced tale from an acclaimed writer New novel from hugely popular and award-winning author, whose last novel, Roxy's Baby was long-listed for the Carnegie Award
Catherine MacPhail won the Kathleen Fidler Award with her first novel, Run Zan Run, which Bloomsbury has re-issued, and the Scottish Arts Council Award with her second novel Fighting Back, also re-issued by Bloomsbury. Her other books for Bloomsbury include Dark Waters, Another Me and Missing. Catherine MacPhail's work is enormously popular with young teenagers, her trademarks being a mix of humour, with pacy and topical storylines. Catherine lives in Inverclyde, Scotland.