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Twelve-year-old Ryan is CHERUB’s newest recruit. He’s got his first mission: infiltrating the billion-dollar Aramov criminal empire. But he’s got got no idea that this routine job will lead him into an explosive adventure involving drug smugglers, illegal immigrants and human trafficking, or that his first mission will turn into one of the biggest in CHERUB’s history.

(P) Hodder Children’s Books 2015


Muchamore once again grips his audience with this tale of two very different characters whose worlds dramatically entwine in the action-lacked adventure ... sure to leave fans of action and adventure stories wanting more
Book Trust
banishing summer holiday bored-boy syndrome like no other
Wellbooks Ltd
Fast, exciting and entertaining
School Librarian
Full of mystery and suspense ... I can't wait for the next in the series!
Jacob Davis, aged 10, First News
Brilliant book! It's really exciting
Abdullah Tariq, Gracemount High, Teen Titles
An explosive read, with action, adventure and you totally wish it was real!
The Guardian
A real sense of danger permeates this book to keep the reader turning the pages
Books For Keeps
Readers should brace themselves for an action-packed ride
Daily Express