Shocking secrets in this thrilling read from a bestselling author.
Hard Stew always gets what he wants, but he's not the only thing chasing Davey. There's also a secret - the sort that jumps up on you and is more frightening than a hundred Hard Stews. The sort you've got to stare in the face. If you've got the guts...
Shortlisted for the Sheffield Children's Book Award and the Angus Award.
Bernard Ashley's last novel for Orchard. Little Soldier, was shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. His other titles for the Orchard Black Apple list include the City Limits series, a hard-edged series set in an inner city, and the highly acclaimed Tiger without Teeth. A former primary head teacher, Bernard now writes full time. He lives in London.