August 2014 Book of the Month A dramatic sequel to Split Second which picks up the threads of the story about Charlie and Nat, two idealistic kids living in England in a time of recession, who are determined to take a stand against terrorism. When Charlie and Nat join the English Freedom Army they think they are part of an active cell with the same principles as themselves. But the EFA has a quite different agenda – one that Nat and Charlie do not support. Can Nat and Charlie escape from the EFA and the police? And can they find anyone else who wants a political solution? Nat and Charlie tell their stories in alternate voices in this thrilling and thought provoking adventure.
Nat and Charlie are on the run, and in more danger than ever ...Nowhere is safe for Charlie and Nat. They have each other, but Roman Riley's networks could reach them at any time. Charlie believes the only option is to go undercover in Riley's team, and sneaks away from Nat to pursue her plan alone. Nat is desperate to find Charlie, but his family are in danger and Riley is coming ever closer. Even if Nat and Charlie can find each other again, could being together be even more dangerous than being apart...?
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Praise for Split Second
‘An action-packed thriller…It’ll have you on the edge of your seat…’ Sugarscape
“A terrifying, fast-paced thriller that you won’t be able to put down” - Teen Now
|Publication date:||31st July 2014|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd|
|Suitable for:||13+ readers, YA readers|
|Recommendations:||Books of the Month, eBooks|
|Other Categories:||Reviewed by Children|
Sophie McKenzie was born and brought up in London, where she still lives with her teenage son. She worked as a journalist and magazine editor until she was made redundant, at which point she seized the opportunity to pursue her ambition to become a writer and enrolled in a creative writing course. Her debut was the multi-award winning Girl, Missing (2006), and she is also the author of Blood Ties and sequel, Blood Ransom, The Medusa Project series, Luke and Eve trilogy and most recent novels, the thrilling Split Second and Every Second Counts. She has clocked up numerous national and ...More About Sophie Mckenzie
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