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Ben Maddox: Down To The Wire

Written by Bernard Ashley

Part of the Ben Maddox Series

Ben Maddox: Down To The Wire Synopsis

Not long out of the woods from rescuing the home secretary's daughter from kidnappers, Ben Maddox is on his way to the Ivory Coast to report on a fragile political situation and break-out by a separatist group. Whilst there, he stumbles across another human interest story in the proposed signing of a young African football star for Spurs. Soon Ben finds himself thrust, full throttle, into a page-turning adventure about a child protegee, set against a background of politics and child trafficking - and this time there in no going back.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781846160592
Publication date: 7th September 2006
Author: Bernard Ashley
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 256 pages

About Bernard Ashley

Bernard Ashley is one of the top writers for teenagers today. Drawing on his experience as a headteacher in a South London school he writes exciting, hard-hitting stories for the young adult reader plus picture book and younger fiction texts. Bernard's first novel, The Trouble with Donovan Croft won the 'Other Award', an alternative to the Carnegie Award and since then Bernard has written extensively both for television and the children's book market. His adaptation of his own novel Dodgem won the Royal Television Society Award for the Best Children's Entertainment Programme. Bernard has written a number of successful novels ...

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