Ryan has passed his driving test and now he wants to borrow his mum's car. After all, he needs to show his friends how well he can drive - especially beautiful Mollie, who's keen to go out in the car with him. But Ryan's mum's not keen to let Ryan use her car. Ryan decides to take matters into his own hands - and only then does he face the real test. Part of the new Fresh Shades series, this book is exciting and fast-paced, keeping within the style of the Shades 2.0 series. It is perfect for reluctant teens who still want an exciting, unpatronising read that is relevant to their interests and concerns, but who don't want to read a longer novel. With a length of only 6,000 words, and filled with drama, this story will appeal to all reluctant teen readers.
Jill Atkins is a prolific children's author and to date has had 48 books published, for a variety of ages. Jill began her career as a teacher, but her interest in being a children's author saw her successfully complete an MA in Writing for Children at Winchester University. In the past she has lectured part-time on the subject of early childhood, and she is a member of the Society of Authors and the Children's Book Circle.