Hell and High Water, Hardback


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:
  • Category: Historical
  • ISBN: 9781406356618



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