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A new action-packed adventure series for young fans of Alex Rider and Jason Bourne--with the first four books publishing simultaneously. Binge read for summer!

Following the nail-biting cliff-hanger of Bodyguard 1: Recruit , the action resumes in Hostage as martial arts expert and trained bodyguard Connor Reeves battles to protect the US president's daughter, Alicia, from mortal danger . . . even if it means putting his own life at risk.

Connor is her last line of defense--an invisible shield kept secret from everyone, including the First Daughter herself. Yet danger lurks around every corner, and the terrorist plot to kidnap Alicia is already under way, the net tightening as the enemy prepares to strike.

Combining pulse-pounding action, diabolical enemies, and an insider's knowledge of the tricks of the trade, the BODYGUARD series is the perfect target for fans of Alex Rider, James Bond, 24, and Jason Bourne.

Praise for BODYGUARD

"Breathtaking action . . . as real as it gets."--Eoin Colfer, author of the bestselling Artemis Fowl series

"The training sequences are detailed and realistic, and Connor is relatable and likable. Featuring intense action sequences and strong friendships, this series starter will appeal to reluctant readers and fans of the 'Alex Rider' books."-- School Library Journal on Recruit
Publisher: New York, NY : Philomel Books, 2017
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781524736996
Branch Call Number: YA FIC
Characteristics: 211 pages ; 21 cm


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Aug 26, 2016

I really liked this book. It's very interesting how it started and how he got recruited, and the mission was really exciting. One thing about this series is that after the Principal is always saved from the obvious danger, there is ALWAYS one more event when they could be killed. A gun, an exploding speedboat, OR a event where a parent betrayed them and then he is hypnotized to forget it?!

Sep 13, 2013

Hostage – Bodyguard Series book 1 – Meet the new Alex Rider - Conner Reaves. What a terrific new series by Chris Bradford. Juvenile or teenage readers unfamiliar with Chris Bradford should also read his eight book series ‘Young Samurai,’ starting with ‘The Way of the Warrior,’ you will not be disappointed. Doctor-at-Bass! T. A.

Jun 14, 2013

I hope bodyguard is like young samurai

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