Friend or Foe
Friend or Foe (Unbarred)
Friend or Foe
Patrick Jones
Do the crime, do the time behind bars. But once you've been in, it can be tough to stay out.Ian's band is finally taking off. But the band's front man and Ian's best friend, Orlando, can't catch a break as a black kid in their white town. Tension with a security guard lands both Ian and Orlando in jail, and when Orlando is held indefinitely, someone will need to take over the band until he gets out. When Orlando chooses Chase, the band's bassist, to step in, Ian is slighted. As Ian's resentment builds, he plots his revenge. One by one, he turns his bandmates against one another, with tragic results. As Ian holds his friends close and his enemies closer, no one can tell which is which until it's too late.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Series

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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The book Friend or Foe is about two friends, Ian and Orlando, who have a band. When Orlando is arrested for getting in a fight with a police officer, Chase, who is one of Orlando's best friends, takes charge of the band. That makes Ian mad. He asks Ryan, who was kicked out of the band so Chase could be in it, to kill Chase so Ian can run the band. Then Ryan ends up in the hospital with injuries from Chase.

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