Raw, compelling and timely drama about undercover police officers from the award-winning author of When I Was Joe. This captivating thriller is inspired by real-life events and challenges perceptions of identity.
River's life is blown apart at a local football match when he spots Max, a boy so like him he could be his brother. Max's mum deflects his questions, too busy with her campaigns and her new boyfriend Felix. River sets out to find out the truth for himself, and in the process uncovers a terrible deception. His father is an undercover police officer, sent to infiltrate his mum's environmental group, and he is Max's father too - in his real identity.
Keren David worked as a news reporter and feature writer before publishing her compelling debut YA novel, When I Was Joe (published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books), while taking a course in Writing for Children at City University. Keren now teaches the City University course. When I Was Joe won numerous awards and a nomination for the Carnegie Medal and shortlisting for the Branford Boase award. Keren lives in North London.
Children’s & educational
Paperback - B format
8 - 13
Children's, Teenage & educational