Mike Walker is an award-winning dramatist, as well the author of several books for adults. He travelled extensively abroad, particularly around Indonesia and Singapore, although he is now living in the UK. He has also written an acclaimed children's book, Bad Company.
(Paperback) - 2009
SynopsisWhen Danny's mother is taken ill, he is shipped off to Indonesia to spend the summer with his father, whom he barely knows. But his dad keeps some bad company and Danny soon finds himself caught up in piracy and people smuggling aboard a rusty old container ship in the Indian Ocean. Here he meets and falls in love with Soo-Lin, a mysterious Chinese girl who is hiding a dangerous secret. The ship is stolen by its crew, almost sinks in a storm, is attacked by pirates, and blown up - Danny and Soo-Linhave to try and work out their feelings for each other before they are killed by Johhny Chu, a Snakehead hit-man and theship, the crew and the answer to Su-Lin's mysterious mission all go to the bottom of the Indian Ocean!
- Published: 2009
- ISBN: 9781842709108
- Age Range: 12+ years