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The Medusa Project: The Hostage

Written by Sophie McKenzie

Part of the THE MEDUSA PROJECT Series

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Danger stalks on all sides in this action-packed adventure with its psychic extra dimension.

A breathtaking, headlong thriller that grips from the very first moment - this sequel to The Set-Up tells how Nico, Ketty, Ed and Dylan, recent recruits into the undercover crime-fighting force called The Medusa Project, tackle their next major mission. This time Ketty has to make decisions on her own if she is to save her brother but to do so she must keep her special psychic powers undercover or she’ll risk the safety of the rest of the group. 

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The Medusa Project: The Hostage Synopsis

The second chapter in Sophie McKenzie's bestselling series, back with a fresh new cover design!

Meet Nico, Ketty, Ed and Dylan - four psychic teens brought together by government agents to create the secret crime-fighting force The Medusa Project. After a narrow escape from the evil clutches of Jack Linden, the gang are back and the stakes are even higher.

Ketty's brother Lex has stumbled into a dangerous game involving his boss and a hidden bomb. It's up to Ketty to save him without letting on what she knows to the rest of the team. But can she control her psychic visions, and her feelings for Nico, without getting the team's cover - and herself - blown sky high?

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Praise for the series:

"This is hi-octane stuff... will leave everyone gasping for the next episode." - The Children's Bookseller

"It's great, a bit like The Power of Five, but there are only four of them." Jack, age 9

"Sophie's thrillers are brilliant, you never know what's on the next page and you can't stop reading until you find out." - Robert Muchamore

"This is the first gripping instalment in a highly readable new series." - Myshelf.com

"If you liked McKenzie's previous novels, add this one to your wishlists - it's well worth a read." - Wondrous Reads

"An excellent book that keeps you reading from page 1, not wanting to put the book down." - First News

"Put down the Harry Potter books you've read, like, five times already and try The Set-Up." - Mizz

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ISBN: 9781471189777
Publication date: 03/09/2020
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781471189777
Publication date: 3rd September 2020
Author: Sophie McKenzie
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers
Genres: Science Fiction, Thrillers

About Sophie McKenzie

Sophie is the award-winning author of a range of teen thrillers, including the Missing series (Girl, Missing, Sister, Missing and Missing Me), Blood Ties and Blood Ransom and the Medusa Project series. She has also written two romance series: the Luke and Eve books and the Flynn series, which starts with the novel Falling Fast. Split Second is her first teen stand-alone novel in seven years. Sophie's first novel for adults is the psychological thriller Close My Eyes.   Read an author Q&A here.   You can see Sophie giving her writing tips in ...

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