About this book
A Robin Hood story set in the Sahara, with adventure and high-speed chases in a dry, hot climate. The author is also a travel writer, and has lived in West Africa, so the setting is full of authentic detail. Ages: 12+
Fifteen-year-old Jake Knight is an explorer and adventurer at heart but this often gets him into trouble. When a stuffy English boarding school suspends him for rule-breaking, Jake flies out to Burkina Faso where his parents are living. But what awaits him there is kidnapping, terrorism and Yakuuba Sor, the most wanted outlaw in the Sahara desert.