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Day of the Assassins

Jack Christie Adventure

by Johnny O'Brien Author · Nick Hardcastle Illustrator


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"Within the first suspenseful pages, readers will find an engaging historical/science fiction tale that has intrigue, danger, and a little romance. . . . From an explosive escape out of captivity to a muchanticipated scene that decides the fate of World War I, the end of the book has plenty of action." —SCHOOL LUBRARY JOURNAL

(Ages 9-14)

Jack Christie and his best friend, Angus, find themselves at the center of a momentous event that will shape history for decades to come. Their dilemma: Should they intervene? Their problem: Can they survive? Join Jack on a dangerous chase from the dockyards of England to the rain-sodden trenches of the First World War. Will he escape the evil authorities who believe in the mysterious VIGIL Imperative?

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Candlewick Press
Templar Books
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Jack Christie Adventure


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Johnny O'Brien (Author)

I am the author of the Jack Christie Series, which has a time travel theme, involving the characters in real historical events. I've always enjoyed writing but never thought I could make a go of it until recently. I grew up in the very beautiful b...

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