Chris Ould is a BAFTA-winning screenwriter and has written for a number of television dramas including The Bill, Casualty, Solider Soldier and Hornblower. Chris has also written two adult novels, and Street Duty is his first book for young adults.
Slick, gritty, electrifying drama from BAFTA award-winning writer, Chris Ould. He's fast becoming the freshest blood in YA crime fiction. This is a new series with 16 year old protagonists who are trainee police officers facing crime situations for the first time. The storylines are hard-hitting and challenging and Chris Ould does not shy away from the stark realities of youth crime. Warning: Contains explicit language and content and we recommend it only for 15+ readers.
Having left the Faroes as a child, Jan Reyna is now a British police detective, and the islands are foreign to him. But he is drawn back when his estranged father is found unconscious with a shotgun by his side and someone else's blood at the scene. Then a man's body is washed up on an isolated beach. Is Reyna's father responsible?Looking for answers, Reyna falls in with local detective Hjalti Hentze. But as the stakes get higher and Reyna learns more about his family and the truth behind his mother's flight from the Faroes, he must decide whether to stay, or to forsake the strange, windswept islands for good.