April 1941?With no European allies, Britain has to ship fuel, weapons and more than half of its food across the Atlantic from Canada and the United States. But slow moving cargo vessels make easy prey for packs of German submarines. Henderson and a team of young agents must go undercover to sabotage German U-Boat operations. If they dont succeed, the British people face starvation.
'Muchamore's plain, punchy,often funny style ... is highly effective. This clever, tense novel is a great way of getting bored boys interested in history.' (The Escape) -- Amanda Craig, The Times 'It has the feel of something quite big and satisfying...Muchamore's voice is fresh and direct.' (The Escape) -- The Daily Telegraph Mixes espionage and gritty realism when dealing with children in the midst of a war -- Waterstones Quarterly, March 2009 'This book was un-putdownable. It gripped me from start to finish, and was just as good as the CHERUB series, if not better.' (The Escape) -- Aaron, 14, First News Praise for books in the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true.' -- The Sunday Express A stunning read for anyone, a real gem in the Henderson's Boys series that has already flown off the shelves. -- First News The action hurtles along at break-neck speed. -- NATE