With seconds to spare, Cal escapes from the burning wreck of the Orca. Helicopters search from the sky, while Oriana's thugs chase on foot. There's no time to think about his dead great-uncle - Cal must dodge the cops and crims, and return to his pursuit of the Ormond Jewel.
Convinced Sligo has the Jewel, Cal embarks on a dangerous break- in mission to retrieve it. He hopes it will give him the answers he needs, but what if it reveals another menacing mystery? Stealing from his enemies could prove to be a fatal mistake . . .
The clock is ticking. Any second could be his last.
Callum Ormond has been warned. He has 215 days. The countdown continues . . .
About The Author
Gabrielle Lord, Australia's leading crime fiction writer returns with a gripping new novel, a major publishing event for 1999. Alongside the new trade paperback, three more paperback bestsellers are available in striking new editions.
Gabrielle Lord graduated from the University of New England in 1975 and has worked as an unqualified teacher, brick cleaner, peach picker, market gardener and employment officer. In the course of researching, she has studied flying, investigative police procedures such as forensic hypnosis, Scientific Content Analysis (SCAN), anatomy and bioenergetic therapies. As well as these continued interests, she enjoys singing, yoga, gardening, raising tadpoles and spending time with her family and friends.
Her first novel, Fortress, was published in 1980, widely translated and made into a feature film starring Rachel Ward. Gabrielle has published a number of other successful novels, The Sharp End, Tooth and Claw, Jumbo, Whipping Boy (made into a controversial telemovie starring Sigrid Thornton), and Salt.
Series: Conspiracy 365 Code Black
For Ages: 10 - 14 years old
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st June 2012
Publisher: Scholastic Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8 x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.19