About this book
Swashbuckling historical adventure from the author, who, it has recently been announced, will be writing a new "Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy" novel to be published in 2009. Back to the present, and this paperback is a kind of 19th century "Batman" meets "The Count Of Monte Cristo", ideal for readers aged 11+. 'Better fun than this will be hard to come by' "The Times"
One dark night on the island of Great Saltee, fourteen-year-old Conor is framed for a terrible crime he didn't commit. Thrown into prison by the dastardly Hugo Bonvilain, Conor is trapped in a sea swept dungeon and branded a traitor. He must escape and clear his name; he wants his old life back - his family, his friends... and his princess.