Author(s): Jim Eldridge; Dylan Gibson (Illustrator)
Rob's the army's youngest bomb disposal officer, he's also the best. But when he's called into a school to defuse a bomb planted by terrorists he must recall some painful events from his past in order to make sure that the bomb doesn't explode. The clock is ticking. Will he do it in time?
Shortlisted for Sheffield Children's Book Awards - Quick Reads 2012.
Jim Eldridge was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer - his writing credits include episodes for the seminal children's TV drama Grange Hill and the novelisation of Noel Clarke's Kidulthood and 188.8.131.52. He has also written for the My Story series for Scholastic and most recently Black Ops, a teen series for Egmont and The Malichea Quest for Bloomsbury. Jim now works as an associate lecturer in scriptwriting and media at the University of Cumbria.