Power Surge by Andy Briggs Power Surge

Written by Andy Briggs
Part of the Villain.Net Series

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The third in a brilliantly ‘cool’ adventure series that sits alongside its anti-series, If you’re looking for a read that is exploding with gadgets, gizmos, adrenaline, exotic landscapes and fun then look no further. There’s even some integrated activity about the ‘series’ and the ‘anti series’ at where you can check out interactive pages, games, codes with markers forming a mission trail. Will you the reader decide to join the heroes at the Hero Foundation or become a villain at the Council of Evil. To check out all the titles click here.

Synopsis Power Surge by Andy Briggs

Schoolboy supervillain, Jake Hunter, has taken his seat on the Council of Evil. Now he will live his dream - exact revenge on the cruel world. But the cruel world has other plans, and they come in the shape of the Hero Foundation. Jake's not scared of the Hero Foundation. He even has a plan to turn it to the dark side. Until it gets a new member - Jake's own sister. Is he really so villainous as to try to get her out of the way?


Too bad you can't actually download powers! Rob (14) Very good books which work on your deepest feelings about what would happen to you if you were a superhero or villain Jed (12)

About the Author

Andy Briggs

Andy Briggs was born in Liverpool, England. Having endured many careers, ranging from pizza delivery and running his own multimedia company to teaching both IT and film-making (though not at the same time), he eventually remembered the contant encouragement he had received at an early age about his writing. That led him to launch himself on a poor unsuspecting Hollywood. In between having fun writing movie scripts, Andy now has far too much fun writing novels.

He lives in a secret lair somewhere in the south east of England-attempting to work despite his two crazy cats. His claims about possessing superpowers may be somewhat over-exaggerated…

Q & A with Andy Briggs

1. What inspired you to write these books?

2. Describe them in two lines?

3. How long did it take you to write?

4. What do you think people will say about this book?

5. Are you working on something else at the moment?

6. What is your favourite food?

7. What makes you laugh out loud?

8. What is your one luxury item you would take with you on to a Desert Island?

9. What is your most treasured memory?

10. What is your weakness?

11. What is the worst/most unusual job you have ever done?

12. Who is the person you most admire?

13. What is your most embarrassing moment?

14. What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

15. What is the best piece of advice you could give to someone?

16. Favourite holiday destination?

17. Most treasured possession?

18. Where are you happiest?

19. Favourite biscuit?

20. Pet hates?

Being late - I always prefer to be a little early. . . or at least on time!

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304 pages


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Oxford University Press

Publication date

2nd July 2009




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