Paperback Published on: 01/06/2023
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Perfect for fans of Alex Rider and Artemis Fowl, Simon Fox's latest action-packed thriller is ideal for readers too young for Jack Reacher or Line of Duty. Archie Blake thought his policeman father teaching him how to pick locks and open safes was just a bit of fun. But when a diamond necklace is stolen and his dad is arrested, Archie realises the only way to prove Dad's innocence is to go on the run and use everything he's learned to uncover the truth. But Archie soon finds himself deeply tangled in the criminal underworld, where it's hard to know who to trust and even harder to see what's right or wrong. Will Archie be able to find a way out before it's too late?

  • Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781839944420
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Weight: 250g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm

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You won’t be able to put this down!
Last summer, Simon kept us gripped with his sci-fi adventure debut, Running Out Of Time so I was absolutely thrilled to get a copy of his 2nd book, Deadloc... READ MORE
Tom Griffiths
Action-packed and exciting
Having read and loved the author’s debut novel – Running Out Of Time – last year, I was very excited to receive his new read and had very high expectations... READ MORE
Jacqui  Sydney
A gritty, addictive thriller!
Simon Fox's debut last year, 'Running Out of Time', was an excellent high concept thriller (my review here) With 'Deadlock' he has succeeded in making an e... READ MORE
Chris Soul UK
Fantastic Read
Thank you to the publishers for this early review copy. I have previously read Running Out of Time by Simon Fox and thought it was a fantastically well pac... READ MORE
Fiona Sharp
Lock Picking has never been so important.
Archie Blake is 13 and finds himself in deep water. Archie's mum was recently murdered in jewellery heist/home invasion and Dad is not taking it well. As ... READ MORE
Andrea Barlien