Noughts and Crosses Series by Malorie Blackman

4.04 · 138 ratings
  • Naughts & Crosses (Noughts and Crosses #1)

    Naughts & Crosses (Noughts and Crosses #1)

    Malorie Blackman

    · 40 ratings · published 2009

    Callum is a naught, a second-class citizen in a society run by the ruling Crosses. Sephy is a Cross, and daughter of the man slated to become prime minister. In their world, white naughts and black Crosses simply don't mix -- and they certainly don't fall in love. But that's exactly what they've done. When they were younger, they played together. Now Callum and Sephy meet in secret and make excuses... more

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  • An Eye for an Eye (Noughts and Crosses #1.5)

    An Eye for an Eye (Noughts and Crosses #1.5)

    Malorie Blackman

    · 18 ratings · published 2003

    In a world where the two classes are divided by colour and never treated as equals, Sephy - a Cross and daughter of a top politician - is six months pregnant. The child's father, Callum, is a Nought, but worse, he is dead and Callum's brother is out for revenge. Can two wrongs make a right?

  • Knife Edge (Noughts and Crosses #2)

    Knife Edge (Noughts and Crosses #2)

    Malorie Blackman

    · 29 ratings · published 2007

    WHEN TRUTH AND JUSTICE ARE NO LONGER BLACK AND WHITE ISSUES . . .Sephy is a Cross, one of the privileged in a society where the ruling Crosses treat the pale-skinned noughts as inferiors. But her baby daughter has a nought father . . . Jude is a Nought. Eaten up with bitterness, he blames Sephy for the terrible losses his family has suffered . . .Now Jude's life rests on a knife edge... more

  • Checkmate (Noughts and Crosses #3)

    Checkmate (Noughts and Crosses #3)

    Malorie Blackman

    · 26 ratings · published 2005

    Can the future ever erase the past? Rose has a Cross mother and a nought father in a society where the pale-skinned noughts are treated as inferiors and those with dual heritage face a life-long battle against deep-rooted prejudices. Sephy, her mother, has told Rose virtually nothing about her father, but as Rose grows into a young adult, she unexpectedly discovers the truth about her parentage and becomes determined to find out more... more

  • Double Cross (Noughts and Crosses #4)

    Double Cross (Noughts and Crosses #4)

    Malorie Blackman

    · 25 ratings · published 2008

    'Blackman "gets" people . . . she "gets" humanity as a whole, too' GuardianJust this once. Just this once and no more, I promise.Please let me get away with it just this once . . .Tobey wants a better life – for him and for Callie Rose. He wants nothing to do with the violent gangs that rule the world he lives in. But when he's offered the chance to earn some extra money, how much could it hurt to just this once say 'yes'?Callie Rose knows all about the danger of saying ‘yes’... more

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