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Day of the Assassins
A Jack Christie Adventure

author: Johnny O'Brien
illustrator: Nick Hardcastle

series name:
A Jack Christie Adventure

Jack Christie and his best friend, Angus, find themselves at the center of a momentous event that will shape history for decades to come. Their dilemma: Should they intervene? Their problem: Can they survive? Join Jack on a dangerous chase from the dockyards of England to the rain-sodden trenches of the First World War. Will he escape the evil authorities who believe in the mysterious VIGIL Imperative?

"Within the first suspenseful pages, readers will find an engaging historical/science fiction tale that has intrigue, danger, and a little romance. . . . From an explosive escape out of captivity to a muchanticipated scene that decides the fate of World War I, the end of the book has plenty of action." --SCHOOL LUBRARY JOURNAL

(Ages 9-14)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$6.99 / $8.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763652466 /  9780763652463
on sale date:
10/2010
type/format:
Middle-grade Novel / EBook
age range:
9 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
224 / N/A
grade range:
Grade 4 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Action & Adventure; Historical; Science Fiction; Time Travel;
author’s comments:
Johnny O’Brien was born in Edinburgh and studied history at Cambridge University. He got the idea for Day of the Assassins when he came across his grandfather’s medals from World War I. He lives in Surrey, England, with his family.
 
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