Hell and high water
Middle Years Plus - Key Stage 3 Learn More
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 Carnegie Medal-winning author of Buffalo Soldier Tanya Landman comes this 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.