Fire Rush

Jacqueline Crooks

£16.99

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2023
SHORTLISTED FOR THE WATERSTONES DEBUT FICTION PRIZE 2023

AN OBSERVER BEST DEBUT NOVEL OF THE YEAR

It’s time to dance, to love, to be free…

‘Mesmerising’ Bernardine Evaristo
‘Fabulous’ Maggie O’Farrell
‘Beautiful’ Caleb Azumah Nelson

Yamaye lives for the weekend, when she can go raving with her friends at The Crypt, an underground club on the outskirts of London. Then everything changes. Yamaye meets Moose, who she falls deeply in love with, and who offers her the chance of freedom and escape.

After their relationship is brutally cut short, Yamaye goes on a dramatic journey of transformation that leads her to Jamaica, where past and present collide with explosive consequences.

‘Scorching… we follow Yamaye through love, loss and peril, as she chases her dreams and connects with her heritage’ Guardian

‘Ambitious, atmospheric… a novel of passion and anger’ Sunday Times

‘A rich and rhythmic story about love and music’ i

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