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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I don’t exactly have a favourite quote from the book as the book is mainly just dialogue between the character but if I were to choose one it would be: That is the whole idea surrounding this book. I will be reading the sequel, though. Bradford tours over three months of the year and has visited more than schools, 50 book festivals and 25 countries.

Bradford stages events that involve samurai sword displays, martial arts demonstrations, bodyguard training and interactive multi-media reading. But it was fun and there was a good flow and it was understandable for the most part. See all 4 questions about Hostageā€¦. 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. Moreover, I think both Alicia and Connor are too mature to be 14 years old kids.

Alex’s uncle was a spy. Overall this book was very engaging and eventful I found it hard to put down. It was also predictable. He is the head of Buddyguard but I find him very interesting because of his mysterious nature.


A difficult teenage girl who doesn’t like her CIA surveillance and does everything within her This was an excellent first book in a new series. And to others, the image of a Islamic terrorist might be too much or too stereotyped. Lists with This Book. He performs two shows: Disney bought the rights in the same year and bodyguaard in early The pacing is good and I especially like the twist at the ending. Connor has some experience in self defense when he joins the organization called Guardian: To ask chria readers bodygaurd about Hostageplease sign up.

He wants to make his dad proud but he also wants to look after his ailing mum and gran. TommyLabreck she is 14 years old.

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Dec 08, Namtarn Chawanrat rated it brafdord it. In fact in the beginning of the bookthe publisher has a disclaimer of don’t try this at home. It wasn’t a mandatory read for school but he read it because he liked it. Not too exciting, but that could be because I’ve read too many of these in search of new content for Book Buzz.

This series is in a similar vein but with a twist – instead of spies it focuses on teen bodyguards who are recruited and trained to protect people of importance. I recommend Bodyguard for readers aged 10 and up. Jul 23, Akshita rated it liked it Shelves: He was a signed the biggest job of all the students at Bodyguard, to protect the president of the United States daughter as her personal bodyguard.


Alicia is the impulsive daughter of the cyris and hates having the secret service trailing her.

Bodyguard: Hostage (Book 2)

The plot was utterly gripping and compulsive and each chapter bodgyuard packed full of moments which left me on the edge of my seat. Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard: I cannot believe the beginning of this book! The author made no attempt to hide who the bad guys were and even Hazim’s identity in the U. I got turned off with platitudes by the bucketload.

The ways they talk and think. But for me, this was a lackluster performance.

Apr 07, Lauren rated it it was amazing Shelves: So it wasn’t cool if parents live. In this example that I am reading about Conner was selected by an agency called Bodyguard because he was a kickboxing champion in the UK. Please try again later. Connor’s dad was a bodyguard.

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We learned so much about the ins and outs of bodyguard training that you feel sorry for the kids put through it! But, then there is also the fact, that the First Lady doesn’t have a first name. Want to Read savingā€¦.