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When an MI5 operation goes disastrously wrong, James Adams needs all of his skills to get out of Russia alive.

Meanwhile, his sister Lauren is on her first solo mission, trying to uncover a brutal human trafficking operation.

And when James does get home, he finds that his nightmare is just beginning …

CHERUB agents have one crucial advantage: adults never suspect that children are spying on them.

For official purposes, these children do not exist.

(P) Hodder Children’s Books 2014


With its spectacular plotting and strong cast of characters, this book ... is sure to find a wide readership ... Dramatic and thrilling ... the story moves at a rattling pace, seamlessly weaving James and Lauren's stories into a hugely entertaining kaleidoscope of suspense and intrigue
Books For Keeps
This is a punchy, glamorous action-thriller
Waterstone's Books Quarterly
Punchy, glamorous and a bit gritty ... a pacy read
Aberdeen Evening Express
A satisfyingly complex story, variously thrilling, dry-humoured and the darkest yet
Lion and Unicorn Books
Jam-packed with nail-biting tension and hard-hitting drama, this is a truly gripping page-turner
Suffolk Free Press