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Silent Striker



The ghostly players from the winning 1996 England world cup team have
come to the aid of Ducie High xi school football but what pound of living flesh
will the zombies demand…?
Leonard sits on the substitutes’ bench, but never asked to play… and it’s not
as if the Ducie High Football team is any good; they get beaten, time after
time. Then everything changes. After a game near a nuclear power plant, a
weird energy passes through. Leonard, and that in bed he is visited by
The ghostly players from the winning 1966 England World Cup team tell him
that if follows their instructions, not only will he get off the bench- Ducie High
IX will start to take control. Leonard obeys, the team’s prospects surge. But
what is the price of the zombies’ involvement? How high will that price be –
and what pound of living flesh will they demand?
Zombie IX is a story about football, friendship, family and cross – cultural
teen relationships. Its humor, drama – occasional shivers – send this book
straight to the back of the net.


Peter Kalu

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