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Fiction Ages 12+
Pages: 128
Themes: family grief, exploitation, delinquent, rescue mission, summer romance
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 19/Jan/2021
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After his younger sister dies, 17-year-old Jean-Luc goes into a downward spiral. He is sent away for the summer to live with his uncle in a small town on the coast of France. His first day there he meets the beautiful Selina and decides that this summer might not be so bad after all. That is until he realizes that she stole his wallet. Jean-Luc does some detective work and eventually tracks her down. Selina confesses that she and other runaway teens are being exploited by a mysterious figure known only as Le Patron. Jean-Luc devises a plan to help Selina escape, but will the two of them be able to outwit the dangerous criminal?

Kirkus Reviews
“An accessible, engaging tale of redemption.”
CM: Canadian Review of Materials
“An engaging story that combines adventure, action, and an interesting destination. Highly Recommended.”