Derwent Drive was known as the Speed Creep. A continual chain of Dashes into Blind. We'd all heard the story about the Creeper who dropped Blind into a garden, only to discover he was standing in a dog pound. It was also the longest creep; twenty-five houses all in a row, no bends, no kinks. And no Creeper had ever done the lot. But Jamie and I reckoned we could do it. Jamie was the best Creeper around. He was the best Buddie you could have. And he was mine. Ever heard about 'creeping' before? Probably not. Nobody really talks about it. That doesn't mean it doesn't happen. It does. Creeping over back fences all the way down a street without getting caught; without being hurt. It happens more than you might think. It's probably happening somewhere tonight.
Engaging and original
Keith Gray has rapidly established himself as a well-regarded author of contemporary fiction for younger adults
A powerful and original young writer. By the time I'd finished the book, I wanted to go on a Creep myself
One can't help thinking that if there were more writers like Keith Gray, more teenagers would read
This book tackles adolescence head on; it deals with themes of friendship and loss, bullying and revenge