Marcus is the best player in his football team. He's actually so good that there's a very real chance he'll be signed by Manchester United. But when he discovers he may be losing his hearing, his whole world falls to pieces and he finds himself having to put them back together on his own.
Pete Kalu is a novelist, playwright and poet and has previously won the BBC Playwrights Award, The Voice/Jamaica Information Service Marcus Garvey Scholarship Award and Contact/BBC Dangerous Comedy Prize. Other books in the STRIKER series by Pete: The Silent Striker and Zombie Xl. His adult fiction: Lick Shot, Little Jack Horner, Professor X, Yard Dogs and Black Star Rising. Pete Kalu lives in Manchester, UK.