Chris Bradford (www.chrisbradford.co.uk) is a true believer in "practicing what you preach." For his BODYGUARD series, Chris embarked on an intensive close protection course to become a qualified professional bodyguard. His bestselling books, which include the Young Samurai series, are published in over 20 languages and have garnered more than 30 children's book award nominations internationally. He is a dedicated supporter of teachers and librarians in their quest to improve literacy skills and provides free Teachers' Guide to his books on his website. He lives in England with his wife and two sons. Follow Chris on Twitter @youngsamurai.
"Breathtaking action . . . as real as it gets."--Eoin Colfer, author of the bestselling Artemis Fowl series
"Bradford has combined Jack Bauer, James Bond and Alex Rider to bring us the action-packed thriller"--Goodreads.com "A gripping page-turner that children won't be able to put down"--Red House