Out on 10 June 2021

Wave Riders

Lauren St John

Ages 9-12
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10 June 2021
256 pages

The sea almost killed them. Now it must save them. An exciting adventure set at sea, from the bestselling author of the Laura Marlin Mysteries and Kat Wolfe Investigates.

Twelve-year-old Jess and Jude live a dream life on a yacht, sailing from one exotic destination to the next with their guardian, Captain Gabe Carter. But when Gabe vanishes one night after an argument with a stranger, the twins are left alone, facing an incoming storm and an unknown enemy.

Surviving at sea is just the start of an adventure that will take them across oceans and pit them against one of the world’s most powerful men. How far do they dare go, and what will they risk, to find the truth about who they are really are?

Wave Riders from Lauren St John is an exciting and compelling middle-grade tale of sailing, family and identity.

Just perfect storytelling.

Gill Lewis, on Kat Wolfe Takes the Case

Lauren St John knows just how to create the perfect children’s adventure stories... another enthralling adventure... this is exactly the kind of book to encourage children’s interest in the environment and their world as the pages keep turning. Thoroughly recommended.

Andrea Reece, LoveReading4Kids, Children's Book of the Month

First-class fun!

Hilary McKay on Kat Wolfe Takes The Case