The Noughts & Crosses series are still my favourite books of all time and showed me just how amazing story-telling could be STORMZY I grew up reading her. It was one of the few books about black people, so I felt seen. CANDICE CARTY-WILLIAMS The most original book Ive ever read BENJAMIN ZEPHANIAH “Malorie Blackman is absolutely amazing … [Noughts & Crosses] really spoke to me, especially as a woman of dual heritage.” ZAWE ASHTON _____ No one could begin to guess at the depth of the hatred I held for Sephy Hadley. Everything began with her and my brother. And thats how it would end. Where there has been love, now there is hate. Two families have been shattered by the divided and violent society they live in. Sephy Hadley – a Cross, supposedly powerful and privileged – has bound herself forever to her nought lover Callum McGregors family. But Jude McGregor blames Sephy for all the tragedies his family has suffered. And he is determined to force her to take sides, and destroy her life . . . just like she destroyed his. . . Voted as one of the UKs best-loved books, Malorie Blackmans Noughts & Crosses series is a seminal piece of YA fiction; a true modern classic.