Monday 24 May, 11.32 a.m. Ted and Kat watch their cousin Salim get on board the London Eye. The pod rises from the ground.
Monday 24 May, 12.02 p.m. The pod lands and the doors open. People exit – but where is Salim?
Has he spontaneously combusted? (Ted’s theory.) Has he been kidnapped? (Aunt Gloria’s theory.) Is he even still alive? (The family’s unspoken fear.)
Even the police are baffled. Ted, whose brain runs on its own unique operating system, and his older sister, Kat, overcome their prickly relationship to become sleuthing partners. They follow a trail of clues across London in a desperate bid to find their cousin, while time ticks dangerously by…