John Banson is a Year Nine student at Kyabram High School with two passions in life - his girlfriend Nicole, and bike riding - and it's hard to say which is the most important to him. But when city-chick Stephanie starts at Ky High, John's relationship with Nicole is put to the test. Nicole is convinced that Stephanie is out to get her man; John reckons she's just jealous and overreacting. But no-one's worrying about Stephanie when it is announced that the Year Nine camp will be held at Mount Buffalo. this was the very place where John and Nicole had cemented their relationship the previous year. Unfortunately though, things don't go as planned at the camp this year, and John finds himself facing the challenge of a lifetime - and it's a life or death challenge. Ages 11+
Felice Arena is one of Australia's much-loved children's writers. He is the author of many popular and award-winning children's books for all ages, including the acclaimed historical adventures The Boy and the Spy, Fearless Frederic and The Great Escape, the bestselling Specky Magee books and the popular Andy Roid, Sporty Kids and The Besties series.