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Hitler has conquered France. Now he intends to cross the Channel and defeat Britain before winter arrives.
A group of young refugees led by British spy Charles Henderson faces a stark choice. To head south into the safety of neutral Spain, or go north on a risky mission to sabotage the German invasion plans.
For official purposes, these children do not exist.
About the Author
Robert Muchamore was born in Islington in 1972 and spent thirteen years working as a private investigator. He was inspired to create the CHERUB series by his nephews` complaints about the lack of anything for them to read!
'It has the feel of something quite big and satisfying...Muchamore's voice is fresh and direct.' (The Escape)—The Daily Telegraph
Praise for books in the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true.'—The Sunday Express
Mixes espionage and gritty realism when dealing with children in the midst of a war—Waterstones Quarterly, March 2009
A thrilling page turner you won't want to put down—Western Mail
'an exciting action packed tale... a thrilling page turner that you won't want to put down'—Liverpool Echo
'This book was un-putdownable. It gripped me from start to finish, and was just as good as the CHERUB series, if not better.' (The Escape)—Aaron, 14, First News
'Muchamore's plain, punchy,often funny style ... is highly effective. This clever, tense novel is a great way of getting bored boys interested in history.' (The Escape)—Amanda Craig, The Times