Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

Ace of Spades

Online Event
Online event
Fri 1 Oct
19:00 UK
Free, ticketed

This is an online event and will be streamed on our website. Online access is free but please consider paying what you can. Booking for online events is optional, but by reserving an online ticket you will receive a reminder beforehand.

The hugely-anticipated YA high-school thriller: ACE OF SPADES is Gossip Girl meets Get Out, with a shocking twist. Buried secrets come to light when two students are targeted by an anonymous bully with an explosive agenda.

Instant New York Times Bestseller, Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé’s Ace of Spades introduces us to Niveus Private Academy, where money paves the hallways, and the students are never less than perfect. Until now. Because anonymous texter, Aces, is bringing two students' dark secrets to light.

“Hello, Niveus High. It's me. Who am I? That's not important. All you need to know is… I'm here to divide and conquer”. - Aces

Talented musician Devon buries himself in rehearsals, but he can't escape the spotlight when his private photos go public.

Head girl Chiamaka isn't afraid to get what she wants, but soon everyone will know the price she has paid for power.

Someone is out to get them both. Someone who holds all the aces. And they're planning much more than a high-school game...

Reviews

Ace of Spades is the thought-provoking thriller we all need” - Nic Stone, #1 New York Times bestselling author 

“Thunderous and terrifying. There's no way you're putting this down until you get to the last page” - Maureen Johnson, NYT bestselling author

About the author: Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé is the instant New York Times and IndieBound bestselling author of ACE OF SPADES. She is an avid tea drinker, a collector of strange mugs and a recent graduate from a university in the Scottish Highlands where she studied English Literature. When she isn’t spinning dark tales, Faridah can be found examining the deeper meanings in Disney channel original movies. She is represented by Zoë Plant at The Bent Agency.


Ace of Spades is available to purchase HERE

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