A boy. A drone. And the danger below …
‘ … a gripping adventure, with all the right ingredients.
Local bullies, sinister villains, high-speed chases, terrorism
plans, explosive weaponry, missing evidence and dramatic escapes.’
‘Filled with mystery, adventure and plenty of action, this
book has lots of twists and turns and I didn’t know what was going
to happen next.’ BIG ISSUE NORTH
Ever since the accident, Tom’s struggled with his mobility. But
he has a secret escape: Skylark, his drone – through this technology,
he can fly above his Lake District home, exploring his world
from a totally different perspective.
But when he stumbles upon a terrorist plot, he knows no one will
Maggie and Joel, a sister and brother on holiday in his aunts
cottage, are the only ones who can help … but can they stop the
plot in time?
Shortlisted for the Times/Chicken House Childrens
Fiction Competition 2017.
A confident and exciting debut novel about friendship,
bravery, terrorism and technology.
Swallows and Amazons for
a thoroughly modern readership.
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