Author(s): Huw Powell
Star Wars meets Pirates of the Caribbean in this second swashbuckling quest for Jake Cutler and friends! Jake Cutler - 13-year-old ruler of the secret planet Altus - is on the run from the Interstellar Navy. He and the crew of the pirate spaceship, the Dark Horse, are wanted over the disappearance of the ISS Colossus, the most powerful ship in the Navy's fleet. But that's not the only reason Jake's being hunted. If he's found, he'll be forced to reveal the location of Altus, home to a fortune in crystals. With that much wealth, the Interstellar Navy plans to start an intergalactic war bigger than any seen before. It's up to Jake to stop them, but how will a teenager convince the rulers of the universe that they're in terrible danger?
A second swashbuckling quest for Jake Cutler and friends - perfect for fans of Star Wars, pirates and space adventures of all shapes and sizes
Huw Powell was born in August 1976 in Bristol during the hottest summer on record. He grew up in the village of Pill in North Somerset, where he wrote his first stories for friends and family. His best subjects at school were English Literature and Art, both of which he went on to study at university. Huw started writing novels while working in London for Lloyds Bank. He now lives in Portishead with his wife Beata and their two energetic sons. When he's not sat at his computer, Huw enjoys watching films and spending time with his family.