Luke HardingÃ¢Â�Â�s third thrilling case involves a series of mysterious murders in which the victims seem to have only one thing in common Ã¢Â�Â� the same name, Emily Wonder. In the bitter cold of winter, the teenage forensic investigator and his robotic assistant, Malc, investigate the three crime scenes and struggle to identify the murder weapons used, as no traces have been left behind. When a young homeless girl named Emily Wonder is reported missing, Luke and Malc rush back to the slums of London to try to save her from the murderer Ã¢Â�Â� and from a giant tidal wave that threatens to destroy the city.
"CSI meets SciFi - a deft, smart mix of murder, mystery and future mayhem." Publishing News "Fast-moving storytelling in true thriller tradition, with enough subtext to leave a perceptive reader thinking." Jan Mark, TES
Malcolm Rose has written 22 novels for older children. A former professor of chemistry, he is a well-known crime and thriller writer. Malcolm has won many awards over the years including the Angus Book Award (Tunnel Vision) and the Lancashire Book of the Year Award 2001 (Plague). He has also been included several times in the annual Book Trust 100 best books for children. In the US he was shortlisted for the prestigious Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award (The Highest Form of Killing) in the category of best novel for young persons. Malcolm lives in Sheffield.