Twelve-year-old Hale is a member of the Sub-Rosa Society, a secret spy corporation. His parents are two of the best agents. But when Hale’s parents go missing (undoubtedly kidnapped by The League, SRS’s arch-nemesis), Hale decides to rescue them. But The League isn’t holding his parents. Hale realizes that he might have been tricked. Can he unearth the truth, and determine who’s a friend and who’s an enemy?
One theme in the book is trustworthiness. There are characters in the story that Hale thinks he can trust, and then they turn against him. There are other characters in the novel that Hale thinks he can’t trust, and then they help him.
Parental Advisory: Some bullying