Quid Pro Quo is a high-stakes, fast-moving legal thriller about real people, and funny people at that. Cyril MacIntyre's mother is a twenty-eight-year-old ex-street kid who drags her son to all her law school classes, then proceeds to get herself kidnapped. That aside, Cyril's life isn't too different from that of other thirteen-year-olds. He has all the usual adolescent issues to deal with: parent problems, self-esteem problems, skin, hair and girl problems. He just has legal problems too. And he's got to solve them if he wants to save his mother's life.La-di-dah. That sounded just like the kind of place hea#39;d live. I thought for a second about heading over on my skateboard and knocking on the door, but I couldna#39;t do that. ... I know that sounds kind of stupid because she didna#39;t speak much English, and I didna#39;t speak Spanish, but I thought of a way around itaI hoped. ... So this is what I was going to say (and I was going to say it really, really slowly): aByron.
|Title||:||Quid Pro Quo|
|Publisher||:||Orca Book Publishers - 2005-04-01|