In recent months there has been a spate of burglaries at the houses of players from Danny's favourite football club, City FC. Danny wants to know who's behind it all and is on the case.
But after scouting out the crime scenes, there are newspaper reports of a young boy having been seen hanging around.
Danny needs to find out who's behind these crimes - and fast. If he doesn't, he might have turned from crime detective into the biggest suspect of them all...
As well as being a huge football fan, Tom Palmer has an international reputation in reader development, travelling around the world to train librarians and teachers in techniques to encourage boys to read. He is a coordinator of the Reading Partners consortium, works with The Reading Agency, Booktrust and the National Literacy Trust, and has been the official writer for the Premier League Reading Stars scheme for five years.