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Jordan Stryker: Cyber terror
by Malcolm Rose
Jordan Stryker owes his life to Unit Red, after they saved him from near death and rebuilt him with cutting-edge science. Now a Unit Red Agent with unbelievable powers, Jordan is on a mission: to track down a cyber-terrorist who's destroying systems and causing death and devastation all over the globe. But now the super-hacker has a new target - Jordan himself - and soon Jordan is in a battle to stay alive. And it seems like the very technology that saved him might now be used to destroy him...
“There are plenty of plot twists in this exiciting, pacy sequel to 'Jordan Stryker: Bionic Agent’ to keep you on the edge of your seat. Gripping stuff!”
Malcolm Rose was born in Coventry and began his career as a research scientist. He started writing stories while studying for his DPhil degree in chemistry, as a means of escape from everyday life. He is now a full-time writer best known for his gripping scientific thrillers.
He has been awarded the Angus Book Award twice and the Lancashire Children’s Book of the Year.
Visit www.malcolmrose.co.uk to find out more.
I have to say that I really enjoyed reading Jordan Stryker. There's a good balance of action, romance and teen sarcastic humour to make this a believable story, but also a flight of fancy too. Teenage boys will love this series if they have ever liked any spy novel. The fact that he is a teenager and he's given all these fantastic additions with his bionics is great in itself, then add to this that he gets his own fancy sports car too (at the end) then you have most 15 / 16 year old boys dream which they can live vicariously through this character.
Soreriamag.co.uk - reviewed by Rob Allwright
Malcolm Rose is one of the master writers of children’s fiction and the first book of his new action-packed adventure series is buzzing with the thrills and spills of a James Bond blockbuster and the technological wizardry of Iron Man.
Lancashire Evening Post
An action packed thriller in which nothing is too precious to be destroyed.
Fast paced adventure story...Simple yet strong prose makes this ideal for young boys (about 9+) who enjoy a fast-paced thriller including bombs, speed boats, explosions, with the added bonus of the whodunit element...A gripping, unputdownable read which will really appeal to any boy who has a taste for adventure and gadgets.
Lovely Treez Reads blog
A recommended read for Alex Rider fans, this is fast-paced and all-action, although the fictional 'who-dunnit' is almost overshadowed by the shocking true life revelation at the end…
Learning and Support Magazine
Although Malcolm Rose delivers all the required ker-pows and take-thattery, this is a proper, well-plotted detective story for ages eight to 12.
"Buzzing with the thrills and spills of a James Bond blockbuster."
Lancashire Evening Post
There are plenty of plot twists in this exiciting, pacy sequel to 'Jordan Stryker: Bionic Agent’ to keep you on the edge of your seat. Gripping stuff!
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Simple yet strong prose makes this ideal for young boys (about 9 ) who enjoy a fast paced thriller including bombs, speed boats, explosions with the added bonus of the whodunnit element. But it’s not all show – I liked the way the author portrays Jordan’s inner sadness at being forced to give up his previous life and relinquish all that is normal for a teenager. At first all these cyber enhancements are a novelty for him - what young boy would turn up his nose at having supersonic hearing and x ray vision – but working as an undercover agent for Unit Red is certainly not child’s play. A gripping, unputdownable read which will really appeal to any boy who has a taste for adventure and gadgets – Alex Rider and Young James Bond had better up their game, there’s a new kid in town!
TERESA MAJURY, 18th March 2010
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