Nathan's father has been arrested. He works for the Ministry of Defence
and is accused of leaking top secret information. But as he
is dragged into a police car, he gives Nathan a message. It leads
to a riddle, but it's not from Dad. It's from an ex-Bletchley
Park employee, Lily Kenley, and was written in 1940.
Nathan begins to follow the clues left behind by Lily. But how can
this war-time story link to his father's fate? Hope for Dad's appeal
is fading fast. He must solve the puzzle. Time is running out.
Ruth Eastham is an award-winning author from the UK. Her debut novel, The Memory Cage, was shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize, and won the Inspiration Book Award. Teachers voted it best story in the UK Literacy Association Book Award, and it won and was shortlisted for many other regional prizes. The Memory Cage was also nominated for theMore about Ruth Eastham