Jon should never have skipped school with his friend
Ryan – never have taken that boat. Now Ryan is in danger
– and only Jon can save him. But Jon is scared. The
police are knocking on his door. They know he’s lying.
Is it too late to tell the truth?
"This story kept me on the edge of my seat."
Books for Keeps.
and realistic moral tangle...Fast and easy, slim but
not slight, you couldn’t go wrong with this."
The Irish Times
plotted but written with a stylish economy, this gripping
novel is perfect for even the most easily distracted
“It is no mean feat to
have created the tension of a thriller out of a moral
“Short and tightly-written,
this story prods deep into human weakness and the child’s
It’s discomforting, nerve wracking
and very thought-provoking.”
The Northern Echo
“A riveting short novel.”Best Books
, 11 October 2013.