Takedown by Graham Marks


Written by Graham Marks

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One teenage boy, seven days to change the world. A terrific story of intrigue and time travel written in short, sharp chapters each of which are roller-coaster rides of suspense and adrenalin pumping action. Dachron Amok has had half his mind hijacked by 16 year old Steve Anthony, a man from the future. Dachron has been selected for his talents in unarmed combat and anti-terrorist tactics to save the world from obliteration. It’s the year 2667 and back in 2007 an inventor created a brilliant system to supply the world with power, but now it’s become apparent his equations were wrong. Dachron in Steve’s body must go back in time and correct the inventor’s mistake. Perfect for reluctant readers or indeed anyone wanting a real blast of action.


Takedown by Graham Marks

It's 2667 and the safety of the world is in the hands of one man, a soldier more used to taking life than saving it.

In turn, he has to rely on a sixteen year old boy . . .

About the Author

Graham Marks

Graham Marks was our Guest Editor in August 2010. Click here to see his selections.

Graham Marks spent the first six years of his life following his father, an RAF pilot, between postings. He was sent to boarding school at the age of 13, and then went to Harrow School of Art to study Information Graphics. He has written a number of teen novels for Bloomsbury including Zoo and Tokyo, as well as books for Usbourne, including I Spy: The Constantinople Caper.

Graham worked as a graphic designer before becoming a full‐time children’s author. As well as being the former Children’s Editor of Publishing News, Graham has written everything from comic strips and film tie‐ins to many critically‐acclaimed novels for children and young adults. Graham lives in Muswell Hill, North London.

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192 pages


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Catnip Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st March 2007




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