It is 2nd September 1666 in London and Martin Outwich is suddenly awoken by the sounds of fire. He thinks nothing of it, but the fire is spreading and very quickly the whole city is ablaze. Abandoned by his master, Martin must race across the city to save his sister Martha. Will he make it in time? Fire! is part of the Shades 2.0 series, published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant readers and struggling readers. The Shades 2.0 books offer fast-paced, shorter stories (just 64pp each) for older readers who may find longer books too daunting, but who still want the excitement of a great story told with pace and style. Fire! is ideal for reluctant readers aged 12+ with a reading age of 9 - 10 years.