SAS hero Chris Ryan sets a cracking pace for this story of school boy Zak Darke’s recruitment by a government agency. After his parents die from mysterious food poisoning in Nigeria, Zak’s knows someone is watching him. But who? When the truth is revealed, Zak is dispatched to face danger in Mexico. Working alone, he can trust no one. It’s scary stuff and Zak needs all his courage and cleverness to survive.
Some authors just write about it. Chris Ryan has been there, done it and lived to tell the tale. Agent 21 is the first in a brand-new action-packed adventure series by the real-life SAS hero. When Zak Darke's parents die in an unexplained mass murder he's left alone in the world. That is until he's sought out by a mysterious man: 'I work for a government agency,' the man tells him. 'You don't need to know which one. Not yet. All you need to know is that we've had our eye on you. There's a possibility you could help us in certain ...operational situations.' Zak becomes Agent 21. What happened to the 20 agents before him he'll never know. What he does know is that his life is about to change for ever...
Publication date: 06/01/2011
Publisher: Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books
|Publication date:||6th January 2011|
|Publisher:||Red Fox an imprint of Random House Children's Books|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||Thrillers (Children's / Teenage),|
Chris Ryan was born in 1961 in a village near Newcastle. In 1984 he joined the SAS. During his ten years he was involved in overt and covert operations and was also Sniper team commander of the anti-terrorist team. During the Gulf War, Chris was the only member of an eight-man team to escape from Iraq, of which three colleagues were killed and four captured. It was the longest escape and evasion in the history of the SAS. For this he was awarded the Military Medal. During Ryan's last two years in the Regiment he selected and trained potential SAS recruits, he ...More About Chris Ryan