On a beautiful summer evening in the quiet town of Marlow, a young woman is walking home from church She passes a man who is looking at the engine of his car He turns round, smiles at her and throws acid into her face Then her father, the scientist George Ashton, disappears And her sister, Penny, discovers that her husband-to-be, Malcolm, is a government agent Why has Ashton disappeared, and why is Malcolm told to hunt for him? Who is George Ashton, anyway? And who is the enemy?
The Oxford Bookworms Library offers high-quality storytelling and a great reading experience, with a world wide range of classic and modern fiction, non-fiction and plays Bookworms include original and adapted texts in seven carefully graded language stages (Starter to Stage 6), which take learners from beginner to advanced level
All 'Oxford Bookworms Library' titles are fully illustrated
The Activities section at the back of each title has been extended to include extra activities before, while and after reading, helping students to interact with the text and get the most out of each story
Each title also has an Introduction, a Glossary of key topic words, and an informative 'About the Author' section