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A daring escape. A school lockdown. A thrilling chase.

What would you risk to save a life?

Our hearts are racing for the new book trailer for Tristan Bancks‘ newest release, DETENTION. Released in July 2019, Tristan’s fast-paced page-turner is both thought-provoking and electrifying.

Sima and her family are pressed to the rough, cold ground among fifty others. They lie next to the tall fence designed to keep them in. The wires are cut one by one.

When they make their escape, a guard raises the alarm. Shouting, smoke bombs, people tackled to the ground. In the chaos Sima loses her parents.

Dad told her to run, so she does, hiding in a school and triggering a lockdown. A boy, Dan, finds her hiding in the toilet block.

What should he do? Help her? Dob her in? She’s breaking the law, but is it right to lock kids up? And if he helps, should Sima trust him? Or run?

This moment, these decisions, will change their lives.

Click on the video above to watch the short book trailer.

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