Jimmy and Karen
It's the early 1980s in Camden, London, two-tone and punk are pulsing in the air and everyone at school seems to be talking about the four minute warning. This is the story of a gay sixteen year old boy, Jimmy, and his best friend Karen. They are about to embark on their own adventures - love, politics, tangled friendships, parental problems, an attack on a nuclear base... but someone is watching More
Jimmy and Karen recently hit #1 in the UK YA LGBT Amazon chart! It’s the funny, quirky story of two 16 year old best friends, Jimmy (who is gay) and Karen (who is not). UK readers have fallen in love with Jimmy and Karen and have been intrigued by the story of their entanglement in the peace movement, the spies that are watching them and their search for new friends, new boyfriends… some excitement!
“Jimmy and Karen, each superbly and humorously characterised, led me (whilst pushing and shoving each other) back to a time and society which I had all but forgotten, bringing it all alive again” Amazon reviewer
“…well-plotted and the different strands of the storyline handled well, it was the realization of the characters and their dialogue that really shone for me – I love Jimmy and Karen and really enjoyed their funny, snappy chat – great fun” Amazon reviewer
“Left me wanting more, always the sign of a damn good read” – Amazon reviewer
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