Get hooked by this action-packed adventure from Rosanne Hawke - now back in print! Joel Billings wants a father more than anything. But should he be careful what he wishes for? Twelve-year-old Joel hasn't had it easy - the school bully picks on him and his parents abandoned him long ago. He lives with his over-protective gran, who won't even let him enter a fishing competition. Joel reckons having a dad would solve all his problems, so he advertises for one in the newspaper. When a tattooed, long-haired biker named Dev Eagle answers the ad, Joel's world is turned upside down. But Dev is not the only new stranger in town - someone from Joel's past is back to haunt him. This ripping book is the first in a trilogy for middle-reader boys, which continues with Sailmaker and Killer Ute.And when we stand together, reading the beach or the sky, I know la#39;ll never have to worry about another thing again. As long as Dev stays. And so I do the best thing I can to make that happen, to make Dev care. I show him ... Dona#39;t shift your a!
|Publisher||:||Univ. of Queensland Press - 2013-04-01|