With equal fascination for the local gang - the Dell Farm Crew - and the pigeon who visits his balcony, 11-year-old Harri absorbs the many strange elements of his new life in England. But when a boy is knifed to death and a police appeal for witnesses draws only silence, Harri decides to start a murder investigation of his own.
15-year-old Muzna Saleem is passionate about writing and dreams of becoming a novelist. There's just one problem - her super-controlling parents have already planned her life out for her. No one is more surprised than humble Muzna when high school hottie, Arif Malik, takes an interest in her. But Arif and his brother are angry at the West for demonising Islam and hiding a terrible secret.
When 17-year-old Sunny is sent a picture of her boyfriend kissing another girl, she knows she's got to act. What follows is a 12-hour over-night dash around London. Along the way Sunny meets a whole host of characters, all willing to help a girl on a mission to get her romantic retribution.
I'm Johanna Morrigan, and I live in London in 1995, at the epicentre of Britpop. I might only be 19, but I'm wise enough to know everyone around me is handling fame very, very badly. I'm going to use my new monthly column to write about every ridiculous, surreal, amazing aspect of a million people knowing your name. But when my two-night-stand with a comedian goes wrong, people start to know my name for all the wrong reasons.
Most people only know one London; but what if there were several? Kell is one of the last Travelers - magicians with a rare ability to travel between parallel Londons. There's Grey London, home to the mad king George III. There's Red London, where life and magic are revered. Then, White London, ruled by whoever has murdered their way to the throne. But once upon a time, there was Black London.
Taran and her twin Hari never wanted to move to Firestone House. But when the rent was doubled overnight and Dad's chemo meant he couldn't work, they had to make this tower block their home. When they start noticing boarded-up flats and glossy fliers for expensive apartments, they don't think much of it - until Hari is caught up in a tragedy. It's up to the teenagers to uncover the sinister truth behind what's going on in the block, before it blows their world apart.