A future England –but not very far in the future.

Alone in the world except for his dog Jet, hunted by the authorities, Jake sets out to find the only family he has left. If he’s caught, he’ll be locked up in his hated school again, and what will happen to Jet?

He’s running, but they’re hunting him and they’re getting close…

A gang of kids on a perilous journey through a country that will lock them up first and ask questions afterwards. They must live on their wits, all of them – even Jake’s dog, Jet – and they must work as a gang to survive.

Coming out with David Fickling Books, February 2018