Disaster! Vicky’s father has been arrested, accused of stealing over a million pounds from the bank where he works. She has to prove his innocence. But how? There’s only one way – by breaking into the bank’s computer files. Hacking is about the only thing that Vicky knows she’s good at. But this job would be tricky even for the best hacker in the world. Will Vicky be able to find the real thief before trouble finds her?

  • A page-turning techno-thriller full of twists and turns
  • Written by former Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman
  • Malorie’s books include the Noughts and Crosses series
  • This gripping adventure is ideal for middle-grade readers

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    Really enjoyed this book! Would recommend to people that like lots of plot twists!

    23 March 2018

  • Vicky is sure that her father is not guilty of stealing £1 million from the bank he works for. but who else would do this. when she meets somebody who may be guilty at the airport as they are bording to rio they find more than some sterling silver in the earrings the person is wearing…

    9 March 2014

  • Simplistic and clever- a true classic. I would recommend this book to any reader of any age; this book will still intrigue and excite you, regardless of your age.

    8 March 2014

  • coool

    5 March 2014

  • My absolute favourite book! Plot twists, suprising ending, Hacker has it all. Malorie is a favourite author of mine, and if you enjoyed this I suggest you read some of her other tales.

    4 March 2014

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    Malorie Blackman

    The former Children’s Laureate is the awardwinning author of over 50 books, including the bestselling Noughts and Crosses sequence.


    Malorie Blackman’s many awards include the Red House and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Noughts and Crosses. In 2005 she was awarded the Elearnor Farjeon prize for services to children’s literature; an OBE followed in 2008 and from 2013-15 she was the Children’s Laureate.

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