A teen novel based on the script and film, of the same name, which is due for release on 19th April 2002 and stars Shaznay Lewis (of All Saints fame) and Jonathan Rhys Meyers. Jess is 18 and a brilliant footballer, the only trouble is that she is Indian and a girl whose parents are obsessed with marriage, so when she gets spotted and asked to join a teams the trouble really kicks off.
Narinder Dhami is the author of Starring Alice Mackenzie, published by Harpercollins and second prizewinner in the TSB Birmingham Children´s Book Award 1996. She is also a contributor to several bestselling series, The Sleepover Club (Collins), Animal Ark Pets (Hodder) and Animal Crackers (Transworld). She was a primary teacher until 1990, when she began writing full time. She lives with her husband in Cambridge.