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Trap Jam

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Olivia is living a double life -- high-school student by day, drummer by night. Olivia doesn't know when hanging out in clubs and drinking to appear older and enjoy the music scene became a habit, but she finds herself hungover at school and sneaking alcohol at home. Her bandmates Eddie and Lucas think she is older, and Olivia keeps up the pretence even as her real life starts to fall apart.

When Lucas catches Olivia talking to her friend Raymond in the women's washroom, he beats up Raymond in a jealous rage. With Raymond unconscious and seriously hurt, Lucas tells Olivia that Raymond's criminal brother is looking for them for payback. They go on the run, sleeping in a borrowed van and stealing to get by. Lucas keeps Olivia drunk and off-balance, telling her he loves her and pressuring her to have sex with him -- even when she reveals she's only sixteen. Still, through an alcoholic haze, Olivia sees that Lucas is delusional and dangerous. When she finally discovers that the story about Raymond's brother is a lie, she realizes she has to get out of Lucas's obsessional trap.

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Hardback Editions

August 2016 : Canada Hardback
thumbTitle: Trap Jam
Author(s): Steven Barwin
ISBN: 1-4594-1103-X / 978-1-4594-1103-6 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Lorimer
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2016 : Canada Paperback
Title: Trap Jam
Author(s): Steven Barwin
ISBN: 1-4594-1121-8 / 978-1-4594-1121-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: James Lorimer & Co
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

February 2016 : Canada Paperback
thumbTitle: Trap Jam
Author(s): Steven Barwin
ISBN: 1-4594-1100-5 / 978-1-4594-1100-5 (Canada edition)
Publisher: LORIMER
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

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