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Posted by Lisa, May 28, 2023

Read an exclusive extract from Deadlock by Simon Fox

We’re very excited to be publishing Deadlock next month – an explosive new adventure from the author of the unputdownable Running Out of Time, Simon Fox.

And today we’re delighted to be sharing a preview of the book – you can read the first few chapters below!

Archie Blake thought his policeman father teaching him how to pick locks and open safes was just a bit of fun. But when a diamond necklace is stolen and his dad is arrested, Archie realises the only way to prove Dad’s innocence is to go on the run and use everything he’s learned to uncover the truth.

But Archie soon finds himself deeply tangled in the criminal underworld, where it’s hard to know who to trust and even harder to see what’s right or wrong. Will Archie be able to find a way out before it’s too late?

Read an extract of Deadlock here:


Deadlock will be published on June 1st – you can order a copy from Waterstones here, here, or from Amazon here. Do let us know on socials what you thought of the first few chapters when you’ve finished reading!

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