Operation Ocean Emerald by Ilkka Remes

Operation Ocean Emerald

Written by Ilkka Remes

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A tense, action-packed thriller, this will grab the reader’s attention from the first moment and hold them spell bound as the dramatic action unravels. Luke is hoping for a small reward when he boards the luxury cruise ship Ocean Emerald to return a passport. Little does he know that a criminal gang has boarded the same ship but with an infinitely more deadly purpose. Luke needs all his courage and enterprise if he is to avert disaster for himself and all those on board.


Operation Ocean Emerald by Ilkka Remes

The Ocean Emerald is a floating luxury palace. A cruise ship carrying 1,000 wealthy passengers. And a sitting target for terrorists...14-year-old Luke Baron isn't supposed to be there in the first place. He only boards the Emerald to return a lost passport, hoping for a finder's fee and a glimpse of the ship. But before he knows it, he's upset the plans of a brutal criminal gang onboard, and is taken captive. As the ship sails across the stormy Baltic towards certain Hell, will Luke be able to escape and save the terrified passengers around him? Or are they fast travelling to their doom?

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A real page turner -- Emily Turner Angels and Urchins A tense, action-packed thriller, this will grab the reader's attention from the first moment and hold them spell bound as the dramatic action unravels. -- Julia Eccleshare Lovereading4kids An action-packed thriller that has you flicking frantically through the pages. -- David Paine Worcester News Ilkka Remes pulls out all the stops ... a real page turner with surprising twists and turns. -- Andreas Drouve The Librikon A really gripping thriller ... so fast moving that readers feel they've been transplanted into a film. South German Newspaper

About the Author

Ilkka Remes

One of Finland’s most widely read authors, Remes is famous for his high octane thrillers with international settings. His first book for adults appeared in 1997 and was an immediate success. Since then his 12 books for adults and 6 for children have each been eagerly awaited and figure largely on Finland’s best-seller lists.

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Book Info


320 pages
Interest Age: From 12


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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

27th May 2010




Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

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