Armageddon

Armageddon

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

Jarli has lost a day. His missing memories may reveal the identity of Viper—who just announced a plan to DESTROY the town of Kelton. Meanwhile, Doug is trapped in Viper’s hidden prison. He’s been given up for dead by his family and friends...but he has a daring plan to ESCAPE. Jarli and his friends are close to unmasking Viper, but the master criminal has spies everywhere. Can Jarli tell his friends from his enemies in time to thwart Viper’s final, terrible scheme? The TRUTH won’t set them free...
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Just One Bite

Just One Bite

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

"Heath's boundless imagination and singular voice have produced a truly unique thriller." —Jeffery Deaver, New York Times bestselling author, on HangmanThe shocking, fast-paced and queasily funny follow-up to Jack Heath's international bestselling thriller, HangmanTimothy Blake, ex-consultant for the FBI, now works in body disposal for a local crime lord. One night he stumbles across a body he wasn't supposed to find and is forced to hide it. When the FBI calls Blake in to investigate a missing university professor, Blake recognizes him as the dead man in his freezer.Then another man goes missing. And another.There's a serial killer in Houston, Texas, and Blake is running out of time to solve the case. His investigation takes him to a sex doll factory, a sprawling landfill in Louisiana and a secret cabin in the woods.As they hunt the killer together, FBI...
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No Survivors

No Survivors

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

Kelton was the perfect hiding place. Until now... A plane crash destroys a house in Kelton. The cause of the accident is a mystery and all the passengers are missing. Jarli has been lying low since the crime boss known as Viper threatened his family. But then his Truth App uncovers a dangerous secret at the crash site–a secret Viper wants to stay buried. Suddenly Jarli is a target again. There's no-one he can trust, not even the police. He has to find out what else Viper is hiding before it's too late. Lies can hurt, but the truth can kill...
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Rats: a short horror story

Rats: a short horror story

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

Detective Bromham is a good cop in a bad city, sent alone to investigate a homicide. When he reaches an abandoned apartment block, he finds that this is no ordinary murder...This bone-chilling tale was shortlisted for Best YA Short Story at the 2013 Aurealis Awards.Brent Coffee hasn’t seen his former classmate, Molly Sinclair, in nearly a decade, but all that changes when he shows up to fix her Wi-fi connection on St. Patrick’s Day. After a quick fix, Brent asks Molly to join him at a local horror film marathon that night, but she quickly refuses. Or does she? Anything can happen on the luckiest night of the year, even a second chance at love… This 4,311-word short story is 22 pages long.
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In Case Of Emergency: an action-packed short story

In Case Of Emergency: an action-packed short story

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

‘Something from the menu?’ she asked.‘No, thank you.’ The boy held up a newspaper. He had scrawled a message on the front page: the passenger behind me has a gun.‘Something from the menu?’ Aravinya asked the pre-teen boy in seat 9A.‘No, thank you.’ The boy held up a newspaper. He had scrawled a message on the front page in thick black marker pen: the passenger behind me has a gun.This short story was written before a live audience and features characters from The Cut Out, a bestselling middle-grade action thriller which was shortlisted for multiple awards.
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Crossover: a time travel novella

Crossover: a time travel novella

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

When a vengeful physicist captures Agent Six of Hearts and blasts him back through time, he has one chance to prevent her from unleashing a catastrophe. If he can find and destroy the components of her time machine, he can stop her from ever building it – but the components are under lock and key. Luckily, he crosses paths with teenage super-thief Ashley Arthur. But she has her own agenda...When a vengeful physicist captures Agent Six of Hearts and blasts him backwards through time, he has one chance to prevent her from unleashing a catastrophe. If he can find and destroy the components of her time machine, he can stop her from ever building it – but the components are under lock and key. Luckily, he crosses paths with teenage super-thief Ashley Arthur. Unluckily, she has her own agenda... From the award-winning author of The Cut Out and 400 Minutes Of Danger, this is a non-stop roller coaster ride through spacetime.
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The Truth App

The Truth App

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

THE TRUTH APP is the latest craze in the town of Kelton. It listens to everyone around you and tells you if they're lying. When the app goes viral, its teenage creator, Jarli, becomes famous overnight. But being a celebrity can be dangerous. Especially when you've just exposed everyone's deepest, darkest secrets. Now everyone is out to get Jarli. Kids at school. Teachers. The police. Even his own family. And the secret network of criminals based in Kelton have just added Jarli to their hit list. The truth doesn't always set you free...
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Crossover

Crossover

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

When a vengeful physicist captures Agent Six of Hearts and blasts him backwards through time, he has one chance to prevent her from unleashing a catastrophe. If he can find and destroy the components of her time machine, he can stop her from ever building it – but the components are under lock and key.Luckily, he crosses paths with teenage super-thief Ashley Arthur. Unluckily, she has her own agenda...From the award-winning author of MONEY RUN and THE LAB, CROSSOVER is a non-stop roller coaster ride through spacetime.
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Hit List

Hit List

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

Meet Ash and Ben, teen master thieves; stealing for the rich, hiding from the law...and wanted by some of the deadliest men and women in the world. Ashley Arthur and her best friend, Benjamin, are teen thieves working for the billionaire Hammond Buckland, hunting down stolen artefacts and returning them to their rightful owners - for a fee. But when they stumble across an SOS from an imprisoned girl, they realise they're in over their heads. Because there are others looking for the girl. Corrupt governments. Ruthless corporations. Rogue assassins. Suddenly it's Ash and Ben at the top of everyone's hit list...and when you're about to break into the largest intelligence agency in the world to rescue a mysterious stranger, that's a seriously dangerous place to be. Smart, slick and explosive, this is teen crime fiction as its most compelling.
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The Squid Slayer

The Squid Slayer

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

Sarah lives in Axe Falls — a town of mysterious disappearances, terrifying visions and unusual events.Sarah is used to being the odd one out. She lives on a boat, makes up tall tales, loves ghosts and will do almost anything to prove they exist.But when her search leads to the dilapidated hulk of a sunken ship, a terrifying monster lies in wait and Sarah begins to wonder...What's really skulking in the deep, dark water?And will anyone survive long enough to find out?
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300 Minutes of Danger

300 Minutes of Danger

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

10 stories. 10 dangerous situations. 10 brave kids. 30 minutes to escape.George is trapped in a falling aeroplane with no engine and no pilot.Milla is covered with radioactive waste and her hazard suit is running out of air.Otto is in the darkest depths of the ocean, where something hungry is circling ...
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The Haunted Book

The Haunted Book

Jack Heath

Crime / Young Adult / Science Fiction

Dale lives in Axe Falls — a town of mysterious disappearances, terrifying visions and unusual events.A family trip turns spooky when Dale finds an old, handwritten book, starting with the words:DO NOT STOP READING;MY LIFE DEPENDS ON IT.Soon, strange things begin to happen. When a ghost appears in the lake and a cursed giant stalks him through the woods, Dale starts to wonder...What's really hiding in the dusty pages?And will anyone survive long enough to find out?
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