Striker 1: Sudden Death
Written by Nick Hale
Part of the Striker Series
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Football and international espionage fuse brilliantly together in this tense and action packed story. When Jake’s father, England team coach Steve Bastin moves to Russia to train a top price, top quality team, he is suddenly at the centre of a number of violent deaths. Jake wants to stop the killings and prove his father’s innocence but that means facing up to the Mafia. And what if his father isn’t innocent? Jake is a resourceful hero with great footballing skills, too.
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Striker 1: Sudden Death by Nick Hale
A thrilling combination of top flight football and international espionage. Meet Jake Bastin - talented teenage footballer, son of England's top coach and last line of defence against international terrorism - he is Striker. Jake's dad has been posted to Russia to train Igor Popov's multi-million-pound all-star team. No expense has been spared to lure the best talent in the world to St Petersburg, including American goalscoring sensation Devon Taylor. But people are being killed - a football scout, a journalist and an eco-scientist are all murdered within days of one another. And Jake's dad is always at the scene of the crime...Is the Russian team a front for some terrible conspiracy? Can Jake help stop the killing spree? And could his own father be at the heart of the corruption?
About the Author
Interest Age: From 10
More books by Nick Hale
Egmont Books Ltd an imprint of Egmont Childrens Books
4th June 2010
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