Synopses & Reviews
Luke Harding is excited to become the youngest person ever to qualify as a forensics invstigator. He barely has time to celebrate his final exams when Malc, his Mobile Aid to Law and Crime, calls him to their first case. A fellow student has been mysteriously shot dead with an arrow. Two more grisly on-campus murders follow, and all the evidence points to Luke himself. The stakes are high as Luke sets out to prove his innocence and show that he has the talent to crack any crime.
"The school setting will grab teens, as will the grisly scientific detail, which dovetails smoothly with a story of friends and enemies, girlfriends and bullies." --Booklist
A thrilling new mystery series set in a parallel world begins and introduces 16-year-old Luke Harding, the youngest person ever to qualify as a forensic investigator. Together with his right-hand robot Malc, Luke tackles some of the most bizarre mysteries. Young Adult.
About the Author
Malcolm Rose is the author of more than twenty-five novels for young adults. A former professor of chemistry, he is a well-known crime and thriller writer. Rose has won many awards over the years, including the Angus Book Award for Tunnel Vision and the Lancashire Book of the Year Award for Plague. His first book in the Traces series, Framed!, was selected as a 2006 Best International Book by the International Reading Association.