Meet Garvie Smith. Highest IQ ever recorded at Marsh Academy. Lowest ever grades. What's the point? Life sucks. Nothing surprising ever happens.Until Chloe Dow's body is pulled from a pond. His ex-girlfriend.DI Singh is already on the case. Ambitious, uptight, methodical - he's determined to solve the mystery - and get promoted. He doesn't need any 'assistance' from notorious slacker, Smith.Or does he?
Simon Mason is an author of children's and adult books. His first adult novel won the Betty Trask first novel award, and his YA novel Moon Pie was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction prize. Simon lives in Oxford with his wife and their two children.