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Beneath Pinewood research facility is Bunker 10 holding the two most dangerous creatures on earth. 




A little girl and a mouse. And they’ve escaped.  


Now seven brilliant teenagers battle increasingly bizarre and horrific dangers, trapped in an experimental underground research facility that is descending into chaos.  


Winner of the Royal Mail Award. Short-listed for the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize, The Angus Book Award, the South Lanarkshire Book Award, The RED Award, the Stockport Book Prize and the Adaptable Prize. Quarter-finalist in the Screencraft Cinematic Book Competition.




‘One of the UK’s most promising writers’ - Edinburgh Evening News 


‘One of the UK’s best talents’ - Lovereading.co.uk


‘Jan Henderson writes the kind of thrillers that make you miss your stop on the bus’ - Times Educational Supplement 


‘A moving, funny and original writer’ - The Austin Chronicle 


‘Jan Henderson has written some incredible books… One of my favourite authors’ - Sharon Rooney (My Mad Fat Diary, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain and Barbie)  


‘If there were more books like yours out there, maybe people would be reading more’  - Charlie Higson (Young James Bond and The Enemy series)

About The Author

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Jan-Andrew Henderson (J.A. Henderson) is the author of 38 children’s, teen, YA and adult fiction and non-fiction books. He has been published in the UK, USA, Australia, Canada and Europe by Oxford University Press, Collins, Hardcourt Press, Amberley Books, Oetinger Publishing, Mainstream Books, Black and White Publishers, Mlada Fontana, Black Hart and Floris Books.   


He has been shortlisted for fifteen literary awards in the UK and Australia and won the Doncaster Book Prize, The Aurealis and the Royal Mail Award - Britain’s biggest children’s book prize. He runs The Green Light Literary Breakdown Service, offering advice and editing to writers and teaches online courses for the Romance Writers of Australia and Infostack’s Write Publish Profit series.   


He is a professional member of the Institute of Professional Editors, an industry assessor/mentor for the Queensland Writers Centre, an ambassador for Australia Reads, a peer/grant assessor for the Australian Council for The Arts and a convenor for the Aurealis Awards.

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