'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)
'It has the feel of something quite big and satisfying...Muchamore's voice is fresh and direct.' (The Escape)
Mixes espionage and gritty realism when dealing with children in the midst of a war
'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)
Praise for books in the CHERUB series: 'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true.'