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Excerpt and Giveaway: Don’t Get Caught

Don't Get Caught

Don’t Get Caught – Kurt Dinan – SourcebooksFire – Published 1 April 2016

Let The Prank War Begin

To celebrate the release of Kurt Dinan’s Don’t Get Caught the publishers have offered an exclusive excerpt and a giveaway for 2 copies of Don’t Get Caught, open from the 1 April to 30 April 2016 (US and Canada entries only, sorry).

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Book Review: Don’t Get Caught

Don't Get Caught

Don’t Get Caught – Kurt Dinan – Sourcebooks Fire – Published 1 April 2016



10:00 tonight at the water tower. Tell no one. -Chaos Club

When Max receives a mysterious invite from the untraceable, epic prank-pulling Chaos Club, he has to ask: why him? After all, he’s Mr. 2.5 GPA, Mr. No Social Life. He’s Just Max. And his favorite heist movies have taught him this situation calls for Rule #4: Be suspicious. But it’s also his one shot to leave Just Max in the dust…

Yeah, not so much. Max and four fellow students-who also received invites-are standing on the newly defaced water tower when campus security “catches” them. Definitely a setup. And this time, Max has had enough. It’s time for Rule #7: Always get payback.

Let the prank war begin.

My thoughts

This book had me at Ocean’s 11. Or maybe it was at heist movies. Nope, make that ‘always get payback’. So this book had a lot of things going for it. I knew I just had to read it. It’s a great mix of humour and outrageous escapades, with a cast of realistic, if slightly crazy, teenage characters.

When Max is invited to the water tower by the school’s infamous Chaos Club he is happy to throw off his Just-Max, nobody role and do something a bit daring. But when he and the four other students told to meet there are set up and embarrassingly caught and then punished in front of the whole school, Max is determined to seek his revenge. And just like any good heist leader, Max needs a crew – and the four teens also caught in the first embarrassing prank setup prove to be excellent and willing conspirators.    Continue reading

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