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Raining Fire Alan Gibbons

Raining Fire By Alan Gibbons

Raining Fire by Alan Gibbons

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Fast-paced and topical, a tense real life thriller about gun crime in an inner city gangland, by prize-winning author, Alan Gibbons.

Raining Fire Summary

Raining Fire by Alan Gibbons

The gun is the coward's fist. The gun is power.

Alex and Ethan are growing up on an estate where there are just two choices: sport or crime.

Ethan is selected for a football training programme in the US, his chance to escape the gangs that terrorise his neighbourhood. But Alex is drawn into an explosive feud with a gun at its heart.

In this gripping and absorbing real life thriller, Alan Gibbons explores the complex issue of gun crime, and the far reaching consequences it can have.

Raining Fire Reviews

The characters in this moving and fast-paced story are real and the dilemmas they face believable. There are no easy solutions here, but courage and integrity shine through. * Carousel *
Adventurous, breath-taking and realistic -- Isaac, Bolingbroke Academy, Year 8 * Books For Keeps *
Fast-paced and straight-talking, Alan Gibbons' writing always does justice to the moral complexities of the problems it sets out to explore * Book Trust *
Fast-moving and tense ... A thriller that provides an insight into street violence while never glamorising it * School Librarian *

About Alan Gibbons

Alan Gibbons is a full-time writer and a visiting speaker and lecturer at schools, colleges and literary events nationwide, including the major book festivals. He lives in Liverpool with his wife and has four grown up children. He travels globally and is known the length and breadth of the country for his high profile Campaign for the Book and school visits.

Visit his website at, read his blog at, follow him on Twitter at, Facebook at and Flickr at

Additional information

Raining Fire by Alan Gibbons
Used - Very Good
Hachette Children's Group
Long-listed for The BASH Award 2014 (UK) Long-listed for Carnegie Medal 2014 (UK)
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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