HIVE 5: Rogue by Mark Walden

HIVE 5: Rogue

Written by Mark Walden

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This is the fifth book in the explosive H.I.V.E series, which follows the exploits of teenagers who are being trained at the Higher Institute of Villainous Education as well as those who’ve made it into G.L.O.V.E, the Global League of Villainous Enterprises. Once again it hits the spot with a plot line that will have you on the edge of your seat in fear and trepidation. Assassinations, mysterious disappearances, a secret facility in the Amazon rainforest all combine to create tension more deadly than you can imagine but with lashings of humour too. To find out more about H.I.V.E you could also check out where you might even be able to win stuff too.


HIVE 5: Rogue by Mark Walden

The leaders of the world's villainous forces are being picked off one by one in a series of mysterious attacks and Dr Nero is forced to take temporary control of G.L.O.V.E. when Diabolus Darkdoom is seriously injured. He then discovers that Otto, who has now been missing for several months since Dreadnought, is leading the attacks. Under pressure from the remaining members of the ruling council, Nero is left with no choice but to issue a capture or kill order for Otto. Wing learns of the order and persuades Raven to allow him to join her on her mission to retrieve Otto. Other members of the ruling council, suspicious of Nero's relationship with the boy, have initiated their own missions to eliminate Otto. Wing and Raven find themselves in a deadly race against time to track Otto down before the other G.L.O.V.E. assassins get to him. Their pursuit takes them to a secret facility hidden deep within the Amazon rainforest, where they face a mysterious operative even deadlier than Raven. Meanwhile back at H.I.V.E., the school's own automated defence systems turn against the pupils and staff. And there is no one there to stop it.


Praise for 'H.I.V.E. series:

'An exuberant Dahl-esque escapade'

'Exciting, clever and all in all brilliant'
Sunday Telegraph

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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304 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

3rd May 2010




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