Black Ops: Jungle Kill by Jim Eldridge
  

Black Ops: Jungle Kill

Written by Jim Eldridge
Part of the Black Ops Series

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A terrific new series for teen boys who want something that bridges the gap from Anthony Horowitz and Charlie Higson to authors such as Chris Ryan and Andy McNab. This, the first in the series is a high-octane, adrenalin-fuelled combat adventure series – a real page turner and sure to get readers hooked on the series.
Thrown out of the SAS, Mitch thought his days as a Special Forces soldier were well and truly over. But when he is approached by an undercover unit embarking on a dangerous mission to rescue a West African freedom fighter, kidnapped by a gang of ruthless bandits who will stop at nothing to get what they want, he must make a choice. But is Mitch the right man for the job? Can he secure the trust of the men in the undercover unit, and step back into the danger zone? Perfect for boys looking for a gripping, aspirational read.

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Black Ops: Jungle Kill by Jim Eldridge

So tell me, Mitch - are you in? Thrown out of the SAS, Mitch thought his days as a Special Forces soldier were well and truly over. But when he is approached by an undercover unit embarking on a dangerous mission, he must make a choice. The Mission: rescue a West African freedom fighter, kidnapped by a gang of ruthless bandits who will stop at nothing to get what they want. The Squad: elite, Black-Ops soldiers - Gaz, Two Moons, Tug, Benny and Nelson - codename, Delta Unit. Is Mitch the right man for the job? Can he secure the trust of the five men, and step back into the danger zone?

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Boys will devour the testosterone-filled, nonstop action and page-turning suspense of this cinematic-like read. -- School Library Journal

About the Author

Jim Eldridge

Jim Eldridge was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer - his writing credits include episodes for the seminal children's TV drama 'Grange Hill' and the novelisation of Noel Clarke's 'Kidulthood' and '4.3.2.1.' He has also written for the My Story series for Scholastic and most recently Black Ops, a teen action series for Egmont. Jim now works as an associate lecturer in scriptwriting and media at the University of Cumbria. He lives with his wife in Cumbria.

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Format

Paperback
192 pages

Author

Jim Eldridge
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Author's Website

www.jimeldridge.com/

Publisher

Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books

Publication date

4th June 2010

ISBN

9781405247801

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