The day Finn Maguire discovers his father bludgeoned to death in a pool of blood, his dreary life is turned upside down.
Prime suspect in the murder, Finn must race against time to clear his name and find out who hated his dad enough to kill him.
Trawling the sordid, brutal London underworld for answers, Finn exposes dark family secrets and faces danger at every turn.
But he's about to learn that it's the people you trust who can hit you the hardest..."'A fast-paced thriller with real heart' Simon Kernick
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 336 pages
- Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
- Publication Date: 13/09/2012
- Category: Thrillers (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9780857532084
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Review by Bellydancer
When Finn Mcguire arrives home to find his father bludgeoned to death his life takes a turn for the worst. He discovers that his father’s laptop with his father’s script is missing, is this somehow connected to his death? Paying the bills, earning money and trying to find out who murdered his father is consuming Finn’s life and as he digs deeper to solve his father’s murder, he discovers the underworld of crime and danger. A world where you can trust no one, and out of his past appears his mother, the mother who walked out on him all those years ago.A face paced, action packed crime thriller that will keep readers on the edge of their seats. Highly recommended for mature teens over 15 years.