The sound of screaming fills the air. Cal's identity has been stripped from him and he's been locked up in an asylum where danger lurks on both sides of the bars. He has no idea who has put him there, but the doctors are convinced Cal - Ben Galloway - is delusional, and have no intention of setting him free. Cal can't reach great-uncle Bartholomew or solve the Dangerous Mystery of the Ormonds when he's wearing a straightjacket...No one believes a word he says - not even the truth can save him now. The clock is ticking. Any second could be his last. Callum Ormond has been warned. He has 245 days. The countdown continues...
About the Author
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.