Hostage is the first book in the Bodyguard series by Chris Bradford. and his 9th book after the acclaimed Young Samurai series. In a dangerous world, everyone . A new action-packed adventure series for young fans of Alex Rider and Jason Bourne–with the first four books publishing simultaneously. Binge read for. Bodyguard 1: Recruit (); Bodyguard 2: Hostage (); Bodyguard 3: Hijack (); Bodyguard 4: Ransom ().

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The Secret in Vault Moreover, Connor is having a very high hero complex. Readers can immerse themselves into the life chirs the characters, as the books are not just plot-driven, but delve into the innermost thoughts of the main characters.

The Island of Horses. Being a bodyguard is a tough, dangerous job, not suited to everyone, but fourteen year old Connor Reeves, who is the central character in the story, seems to have a talent for it. In Recruit and Hostage, Connor gets training and goes on his first assignment, which involves protecting the daughter of the U.

I saw most of it coming miles away. I would rate this book a 4.

Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Please try again later. I have never read any spy or thriller books before, especially once that is so focused on spy and military tactics and equipment. Alex is bodyguars orphan.

But unknown to her and Connor, a terrorist sleeper cell has been activated. Before his training is hoshage finished, Connor is catapulted into their most serious mission yet – guarding the life of the American President’s wayward daughter, Alicia Mendez.

With no clue that Connor is her bodyguard, she tries to escape the Secret Service and lead him astray. Alex’s uncle cgris a spy. The idea of a young bodyguard immediately appealed to me and I jumped at the chance to read it.

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cheis Puffin’s 70 best books for children”. It just seemed like the kind of novel you read to pass the time or if you have nothing better to do. Action in books three and four moves a luxury yacht and involves the children of an Australian media mogul. She felt like a caged bird.

This was quite a ride!!!! Bit of a disconnect for me since I read them back-to-back. I know there’s no direct reference to Islam but to clear things up, let me just say: I thoroughly enjoyed Connor and Alicias relationship. Lists with This Book. I think it’s a pretty good read. The book also does a great job at showing the destinction between a bodyguard and a spy or soldier. Connor Reeves is the latest recruit in an elite organization that provides bodyguards for high profile clients.

Oh man, you gotta to stop ‘it’s in your blood’ stereotype. But I was surprised.

Hostage (Bodyguard, #1) by Chris Bradford

I recommend Bodyguard braddord readers aged 10 and up. Connor knows that he has his work cut out for him in keeping her safe. I feel like the ending was almost abrupt, like the author tried to hurriedly tie up all the loose ends like the obsessed groundskeeper.

Delia Sherman and Delia Sherman. When he first decided to join this organization to better understand his father who died while protecting someone it didn’t cross Connor’s mind that he would actually find himself chrjs great peril of losing it.

Bleary eyed the next day at school, when I told students why, they quickly identified and wanted the book! I think he wanted it to be an action-packed book with some romance here and there and a lot of cliffhangers to make you not stop reading. The Wizard of Oz. He brought the boy gradford and I could feel his tenseness during the book. Everythi It’s a pararell world of Alex Rider or what??? The author, Chris Bradford, underwent professional bodyguard training in preparation for writing ‘Hostage’ and his dedication shows in the authenti I love books about boy spies and the Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz is one of my favourites.


Connor a 2 choix: Bradford tours over three months of the year and has visited more than schools, 50 book festivals and hostagw countries. Connor has a dangerous job and when that gets ramped up to Kidnapping, well lets just say that I couldn’t see how Connor could get out of it. Connor is 14 and is contending for the British Junior title in Kickboxing. He is to go undercover as the bodyguard of the presidents daughter.

Even though I’m an adult, I didn’t get bored and while I’ve seen some plot twists coming, nothing has been really eyeroll worthy for me. The Secrets of the Wild Wood.

Bodyguard: Hostage (Book 2)

The Warrior Princess of Pennyroyal Academy. May 31, Janet Riegel rated it it was amazing Shelves: So when my son was finished I read i brdford. The concept of a ‘buddyguard’ and Connor’s training in general seemed a lot more believable than other similar books I have read, but I thought it would make a lot more sense to have an older teen or adult. Jul 15, Lynda rated it it was amazing Shelves: