The heart-stopping tale of a young man's attempt to clear his father's name, from the Carnegie Medal-winning author of Buffalo Soldier. From the author of the Carnegie Medal-winning Buffalo Soldier comes the heart-stopping tale of a young man's attempt to clear his father's name.
When his father is arrested and transported to the Colonies, Caleb is left alone.
After a desperate journey in search of an aunt he's never met he receives a strange, cold welcome.
Then a body washes up on the nearby beach and Caleb is caught up in a terrifying net of lies and intrigue.
Soon he and his new family are in mortal danger. This powerful story holds the reader in suspense as it charts the growth of a frightened boy into a brave young man.
Shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Walker Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/10/2015
- Category: Historical
- ISBN: 9781406356618