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Property of the State

(2016)
(A book in the Legend of Joey series)
A novel by

 
 
Joey Getchie has been property of the state longer than he was in parental custody. But he's a survivor, and he has a Plan: graduate high school and get out of the foster care system before it eats him alive. He bonds with Trisha, another foster, who seems to have lucked out when it comes to foster parents. A false accusation leads to a physical clash with his foster father, so Joey flees to Huntzel Manor, where he works part time. He takes up unauthorized residence and keeps a low profile, hoping to avoid attention. But attention arrives in the worst possible way: a classmate is seriously injured in a hit and run accident, and Joey becomes the focus of the investigation. Why shouldn't he be? He had a violent confrontation with the same classmate just last year. And of course, he's a kid with a criminal record. Except of course, he isn't. Property of the State, first in The Legend of Joey series, is an edgy teen mystery featuring a world-wise protagonist struggling to grow up in a world where parents are the bad guys.

    

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Used availability for Bill Cameron's Property of the State

Paperback Editions

June 2016 : Paperback
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Title: Property of the State
Author(s): Bill Cameron
ISBN: 1-5252-2587-1 / 978-1-5252-2587-1
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Property of the State: The Legend of Joey
Author(s): Bill Cameron
ISBN: 1-929345-22-4 / 978-1-929345-22-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Poisoned Pencil
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Property of the State: The Legend of Joey
Author(s): Bill Cameron
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA