Magenta Orange is bright, sassy, and massively accident-prone. Her neighbour - and nearest thing to a best friend a boy can be - Daniel, tries hard to dissuade her from some of her more impulsive actions, but it's a tough job ...
Magenta's in trouble with Daniel again - this time, for snogging the school new-boy Chad Albright on a charity Blind Date. As if this wasn't bad enough, she's been picked to go on the school outward-bound camp. It's not really her cup of tea - mix Magenta with any physical activities, and here comes disaster ...
Echo Freer has a light touch with comedy, and the ability to create memorable characters. - Narinder Dhami, Writing Magazine
Thanks to feisty central character - and undertaker's daughter - Modesty de Mise, Diamond Geezers is a breezy, contemporary read for girls. A gripping mix of romance and thriller. - The Sunday Times
Magenta Orange: 'A wicked, witty read - 5/5.' - Mizz
Blaggers: A lively and fast-paced story ... Readers will enjoy the humour and complexities of the plot ... a fun read.' - The School Librarian
Echo Freer was born and brought up in Yorkshire. After training to be a teacher, she moved to London, where she taught Special Needs in one of London's social priority areas. When her son was diagnosed as severely dyslexic, she completed a specialist training course to teach and diagnose specific learning difficulties. She now assesses and teaches under-achieving children. She lives in London.