Bodyguard: Hostage (Book 1)

Author: Chris Bradford

  • Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 02 May 2013
  • Series: Bodyguard
  • Recommended Age: 9 - 12 years
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In a dangerous world, everyone needs protection.

Bodyguard: Hostage is the first in the bulletproof new thriller series from Chris Bradford, bestselling author of Young Samurai. This is Lee Child for younger readers - Cherub meets Jason Bourne.

With the rise of teen stars, the intense media focus on celeb families and a new wave of billionaires, adults are no longer the only target for hostage-taking, blackmail and assassination - kids are too.

That's why they need a young bodyguard like Connor Reeves to protect them.

Recruited into the ranks of a covert young bodyguard squad, 14-year-old Connor Reeves embarks on a rigorous close protection course. Training in surveillance, anti-ambush exercises, hostage survival and unarmed combat, he's put through his paces and wonders if he will actually survive the course.

But when the US President summons Connor to protect his impulsive teenage daughter, Connor's training is put to the ultimate test. For Connor discovers that the First Daughter, Alicia, doesn't want to be guarded. She just wants to have fun. And with no clue Connor is her bodyguard, Alicia tries to elude her Secret Service agents and lead Connor astray. But unknown to her, a terrorist sleeper cell has been activated.

Its mission: to take the president's daughter HOSTAGE...

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780141340050
  • Size: 130 x 199mm
  • Pages: 432
  • Published: 02 May 2013
  • Publisher: Puffin
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