BAD BLOOD. BAD DRUGS. BAD BUGS. WELCOME TO THE FINGER. A Splatterfest with a Social Conscience from radical new voice in teen fiction, Steve Tasane. Peoples keep dyin' in the finger, the scuzzie old tower block where they put us antisociable families.
Authorities say it dirty smack going round, but them bodies ain't all users ... an' they look like they die screamin'. Marshall O'Connor the First lives in the Finger with his mum and li'l bro.
His dad's in prison, school kicked him out, and the bedbugs are drivin' him crazy.
True, Marsh got himself some issues. But it ain't the drugs that peoples should be worryin' about, 'cos them bloodsuckin' bugs have grown some, and they ready for a bigger feed...