Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Twelve-year-old Ryan is the newest recruit for CHERUB, an organisation training secret agents. After eight months of waiting for his first mission, he is getting bored of hanging around, but when it finally arrives his apparently routine first assignment proves more difficult and challenging than he could ever have expected.
Fu Ning is a troublesome teenager who hates her private school. But when she discovers and reveals her true identity, she soon finds herself headed for trouble.
The hugely popular Robert Muchamore once again grips his audience with this tale of two very different characters whose worlds dramatically entwine in this action-packed adventure. The first in a new series about CHERUB, it is sure to leave fans of action and adventure stories wanting more.