Books by Kevin Brooks

Released: Nov. 1, 2012

This unvarnished, all-action, hi-lo lit features a would-be PI who is largely, but not entirely, clueless.

Would-be sleuth Johnny allows himself to be hired against his libido-clouded judgment by a pair of teen hotties to find out whether bad-news punk Lee Kirk is seeing a certain "ugly little bitch." Read full book review >

iBOY by Kevin Brooks
FICTION
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"This classic superhero plot, at once cutting-edge science fiction and moral fable, is guaranteed to keep even fiction-averse, reluctant readers on the edge of their seats. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Tom Harvey's world is upended after he's hit by a smartphone thrown from 30 stories up. Read full book review >
DAWN by Kevin Brooks
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

Dawn Bundy wants to kill God. Read full book review >

BLACK RABBIT SUMMER by Kevin Brooks
FICTION
Released: July 1, 2008

Childhood relationships twist after gruesome events. Read full book review >

BEING by Kevin Brooks
ADVENTURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2007

During a routine exam, 16-year-old Robert Smith feels the scalpel's slice and helplessly views metal and plastic parts inside his stomach wall. Read full book review >

THE ROAD OF THE DEAD by Kevin Brooks
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2006

"When the Dead Man got Rachel I was sitting in the back of a wrecked Mercedes wondering if the rain was going to stop." Read full book review >

CANDY by Kevin Brooks
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: March 1, 2005

A gripping, fast-moving love story set in a dangerous underworld. Read full book review >

KISSING THE RAIN by Kevin Brooks
FICTION
Released: March 1, 2004

Despite too many CAPITALIZED WORDS, this Catcher in the Rye-style narrative told by an English teenager pulled into a murder trial is successfully disquieting. Read full book review >

LUCAS by Kevin Brooks
FICTION
Released: May 1, 2003

In this bleak, ambitious story, tragedy ensues following the arrival on an English island of a wandering stranger named Lucas. Read full book review >

MARTYN PIG by Kevin Brooks
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2001

This sometimes grossly funny, always absorbing gut-wrenching thriller tells the slippery-slope story of how a few (granted large) ethical missteps can send a character sliding down a moral mineshaft. Read full book review >