From the author of the Printz award winning novel In Darkness (2012) comes a fast-paced thriller. The last thing 17-year-old Amy planned to do this summer was sail around the world on a yacht with her father and new stepmother. Their peaceful vacation comes to an abrupt end when their ship is seized by Somali pirates who hold them for ransom. Amy finds herself drawn to the Somali translator Farouz, who soon returns her attentions. But the situation becomes dire when her father's business dealings jeopardize their release and Farouz agrees to follow orders to shoot Amy on command.