A rollercoaster of deceit, mystery and betrayal - Martyn Pig loves detective stories, but never meant to end up starring in one himself! What's the hook? An intriguing back-to-front murder mystery story. Tension and comedy ensure that both boy and girl readers are equally hooked. What are the themes? Death, growing up, responsibility, bullying, loyalty and relationships. Teaching points? Ideal for class reading in mixed-ability classes. An excellent springboard into explorations of narrative composition, the conventions of mystery and suspense novels, and introduction to black comedy.