What the critics say


‘Tim Bowler scores again…a real page turner.’ The Bookseller


‘Lots of pace, action and a couple of shocking twists!’ The Young Telegraph


‘Had me turning pages at a rate of knots. It is exciting and sensational. It is moving and caring.’ Books for Keeps


‘The writing is tight and sharp throughout, and Tim Bowler skillfully uses the context of squash-playing to explore family relationships, friendships and the need to face up to our fears.’ School Library Association


‘A tenderly gripping and intensely frightening story…one of our more darkly interesting writers for the young.’ Michael Thorn, Literary Review 


‘The story zips along.’ Observer


‘Fast-paced narrative and dramatic tension.’ School Librarian