Blood Ransom by Sophie Mckenzie
  

Blood Ransom

Written by Sophie Mckenzie

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Fast-paced and thought provoking, this is a thrilling story with a powerful science fiction theme. The first ever human clones Rachel and Theo have been separated by the Atlantic with Rachel in Scotland and Theo in the US. They are warned not to keep in touch but the bond between them is unbreakable and their weekly online chats provide a lifeline for them both. When Rachel mysteriously goes missing, Theo travels swiftly to Scotland and he is soon on the trail of the evil scientist Elijah who created them both and the wicked Aphrodite Experiment which he is conducting. A sequel to Blood Ties this is also a gripping stand-alone story.

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Blood Ransom by Sophie Mckenzie

Clones Rachel and Theo now live thousands of miles apart. They keep in touch, but things just aren't the same. When Rachel discovers that evil scientist Elijah is still working in secret for a section of the government and about to murder Daniel, she sets out to rescue the little boy, but her plans backfire with disastrous consequences. Across the Atlantic, Theo becomes suspicious when Rachel misses their weekly internet chat. He discovers a report online saying she's killed herself and travels to Scotland to find her, certain that she has been kidnapped. A clue leads him to Elijah's mysterious clinic, where the sinister Aphrodite Experiment is underway. But what is Elijah really planning? Why does he need to track Rachel down so badly? And will Rachel and Theo be able to pay the ultimate ransom that he demands?

About the Author

Sophie Mckenzie

Sophie McKenzie was born and brought up in London, where she still lives with her teenage son.

She worked as a journalist and magazine editor until she was made redundant, at which point she seized the opportunity to pursue her ambition to become a writer and enrolled in a creative writing course.

Her debut was the multi-award winning Girl, Missing (2006), and she is also the author of Blood Ties and sequel, Blood Ransom, The Medusa Project series, Luke and Eve trilogy and most recent novels, the thrilling Split Second and Every Second Counts. She has clocked up numerous national and regional book awards, including the Red House Children’s Book Award, has been a featured World Book Day author twice and has twice been longlisted for the Carnegie Medal.

Her first book for adults, Close My Eyes, sold almost 100,000 copies, received rave reviews and was a Richard and Judy Book Club choice.

You can see Sophie giving her writing tips in a video - click here.

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Format

Paperback
432 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Sophie Mckenzie
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Author's Website

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

1st October 2010

ISBN

9781847387639

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