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Searching for the truth about his parents, Max shows great courage in the face of danger. He is helped by his absolute belief that his father is still alive and therefore that his mother didn’t kill him. He is also helped by his great powers as an escapologist. But Max’s search is fraught with difficulty and staying safe is little short of a miracle.
Max is an ordinary north London schoolboy by day, but at night he performs sell-out public shows as an escapologist. Max's mother, Helen, was convicted of murdering his father. One evening, a mysterious man from Santo Domingo - Lopez-Vega tells Max that his mother's trial was rigged. When Max goes to the hotel, he finds Lopez-Vega dead.
|Publication date:||2nd July 2009|
|Publisher:||Random House Children's Books|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Debuts of the Month, eBooks|
Paul Adam has written ten critically-acclaimed thrillers for adults, and is currently working on a series of thrillers for children. Paul has also written television and film scripts. He lives in Sheffield with his wife and two sons.More About Paul Adam
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