Move over Alex Ryder; here comes Steel Trap, a boy with a mind like a steel trap. Actually, he has a photographic memory that comes in handy as he and his mom head to Washington, D.C. on a train for the National Science Challenge. On the train Steel notices a woman leave her briefcase behind as she disembarks, and he runs to give it to her, but when he catches up to her, briefcase in hand, she denies that it belongs to her. She's lying, and something is very wrong here. Steel is about to enter a dark and dangerous world where he will need all of his resources to survive.
action/adventure boys suspense older readers boys girls reluctant reader