Fin is devastated by guilt when his sister, Ella, is kidnapped. She is snatched away from the house in the middle of a storm. As the kidnappers make their demands, Fin's guilt is replaced by a fierce determination to find his sister by whatever means he can, and bring the criminals to justice. But as the drama unfolds, a complex web of family secrets is revealed. It emerges that Ella's kidnapping is revenge for mistakes Fin's father made, years before. The consequences will change all their lives forever.
Tim Bowler, lauréat de la prestigieuse Carnegie Medal en 1998 pour ” Le garçon de la rivière “, a publié six romans en Grande-Bretagne. C’est l’un des auteurs de littérature jeunesse les plus récompensés, unanimement acclamé par la critique de son pays.