When Sam and Karen's mum is dragged away by armed police, their whole lives change. With no clues apart from a cryptic message screamed as she leaves, the kids find themselves in a dangerous race against time to stop a bomb from exploding and save their mum's life!
Simon Cheshire's first novel, Jeremy Brown of the Secret Service was published in 1997. Since then, Simon has written several other novels for children and young adults, including six titles in the Saxby Smart series (Piccadilly Press), detective stories aimed at 9-11 year olds. Deadline is Simon's first title for A&C Black.
"When Sam and Karen's mum is dragged away by heavily armed police, their whole lives change." * tBkmag's (2011) *