Down To The Wire by Bernard Ashley
  

Down To The Wire

Written by Bernard Ashley

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A brilliant adventure for any budding journalist to get their teeth into. Ben Maddox is in the cut and thrust world of journalism and when he’s sent off to report from the fragile peace of the Ivory Coast he finds himself in a situation that is more than just dangerous. But can he deliver a story that could be front page news.

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Down To The Wire by Bernard Ashley

Just after rescuing the home secretary's daughter from kidnappers, Ben Maddox stumbles across another human interest story. Soon Ben finds himself thrust, full throttle, into an adventure about a child protegee, set against a background of politics and child trafficking - and this time there in no going back.

About the Author

Bernard Ashley

Bernard Ashley lives in Charlton, south east London, only a street or so from where he was born. He was educated at the Roan School, Blackheath and Sir Joseph Williamson's Mathematical School, Rochester. After National Service in the RAF Bernard trained to teach at Trent Park College of Education, specializing in Drama. He followed this with an Advanced Diploma at the Cambridge Institute and has recently been awarded honorary Doctorates in Education by the University of Greenwich and in letters by the University of Leicester. During his career as a teacher he worked in Kent, Hertfordshire, Newham and Greenwich, with thirty years of headships in the last three.

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Format

Paperback
256 pages
Interest Age: 12+

Author

Bernard Ashley
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Author's Website

www.bashley.com/

Publisher

The Watts Publishing Group

Publication date

7th September 2006

ISBN

9781846160592

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