Danny doesn't want to be a hunter, but when the rains fail, he and his father Jacob are forced to go poaching for meat in the forbidden game park. But when Danny makes a terrible mistake, their theft is discovered. Now the corrupt ranger, Davis Sata, has plans for Jacob - plans that involve ivory poaching and the greatest danger of their lives. Mantrap is part of the Shades 2.0 series, published by Ransom Publishing, a specialist publisher for reluctant 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. Mantrap is ideal for reluctant readers aged 12+ with a reading age of 9 - 10 years.