'Gripping and unpredictable, with a hero you won't forget.' - John Boyne, author of The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas
An old man tells his grandson that there is a battle raging inside him, inside all of us. A terrible battle between two wolves.
One wolf is bad pride, jealousy, greed. The other wolf is good kindness, hope, truth.
The child asks, 'Who will win?' The grandfather answers simply, 'The one you feed.'
One afternoon, police officers show up at Ben Silver's front door. Minutes after they leave, his parents arrive home. Ben and his little sister Olive are bundled into the car and told they're going on a holiday. But are they?
It doesn't take long for Ben to realise that his parents are in trouble. Ben's always dreamt of becoming a detective his dad even calls him Cop. Now Ben gathers evidence and tries to uncover what his parents have done.
The problem is, if he figures it out, what does he do? Tell someone? Or keep the secret and live life on the run?
'A high stakes adventure that will keep you guessing and breathless until the very end.' Michael Gerard Bauer, author of Don't Call Me Ishmael"
Tristan Bancks is a writer and filmmaker. He has a background as an actor and television presenter in Australia and the UK. His short films have won a number of awards and have screened widely in festivals and on TV. Tristan has written a number of books for kids and teens, including the Mac Slater, Coolhunter series, It's Yr Life with Tempany Deckert, and My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up. Tristan's drive is to tell inspiring, fast-moving stories for young people.