HIVE 3: Escape Velocity by Mark Walden

HIVE 3: Escape Velocity

Written by Mark Walden

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HIVE is the top secret school of villainy and kids everywhere, particularly boys will find the idea brilliant and exciting. It’s full of action involving good guys and bad guys with plenty of humour thrown in. Click here to go to the first one in the series HIVE: Higher Institute of Villainous Education


HIVE 3: Escape Velocity by Mark Walden

Pupils and staff at HIVE are horrified to discover that Dr Nero has been captured by the forces of HOPE, the Hostile Operative Prosecution Executive, the world's newest and most ruthlessly efficient security force. Three months pass without any news of his fate.


Praise for the H.I.V.E. series: 'A comedy thriller, full of baddies, action and lashings of humour

'An exhuberant Dahl-esque escapade'

'Exciting, clever and all in all brilliant'

About the Author

Mark Walden

Mark Walden’s first book, H.I.V.E., was selected as a winner in Richard and Judy’s ‘Best Kids’ Books Ever’. Paramount has optioned the film rights, and it was chosen as one of ten titles for Booktrust’s Booked Up scheme, which gives every secondary school student a free book. Mark has followed this success with two further titles in the extraordinarily brilliant H.I.V.E. series and was selected as a WBD author for 2009. He is happily married (as is his wife, he hopes) and is the proud father of Megan.

H.I.V.E: Rogue, published by Bloomsbury in May 2010, is the fifth book in the series. H.I.V.E: Zero Hour published in September 2010, is the sixth and H.I.V.E: After Shock is the seventh in the series.

Earthfall, published by Bloomsbury in June 2012, is a 3-D mega-budget action adventure in book form.

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352 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

1st September 2008




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