Some books require research, and this series has just that. Author Chris Bradford prepared for writing “Hostage” by attending professional bodyguard training! It gave him authenticity. It gave factual information on what it take to be a bodyguard, the training, the responsibility. It makes the book really stand out.
The books are a quick read, with a suspenseful plot. Read it a chapter at a time, or all in one sitting. Either way, you’ll be wanting more. It’s fast-paced and filled with action.
With the rise of teen stars, the intense media focus on celebrity families, politicians, and a new wave of billionaires, adults are no longer the only target for hostage-taking, blackmail, and assassination – kids are too. That’s why they need a bodyguard who blends right in. That’s why they need Connor Reeves to protect them.
Recruited into the ranks of a top-secret young bodyguard squad, teenage kickboxing champion Connor Reeves embarks on a rigorous training course, taking lessons in surveillance, anti-ambush exercises, hostage survival and unarmed combat. As the son of a bodyguard who sacrificed his life on the job, Connor is determined to do his father proud and follow in his footsteps.
When the U.S. President summons Connor to protect his impulsive teenage daughter, Connor’s training is put to the ultimate test. Connor discovers that the First Daughter, Alicia, doesn’t want to be guarded, she just wants to have fun. And with no clue that Connor is her bodyguard, Alicia tries to elude her Secret Service agents and lead Connor astray. But unknown to her, a terrorist sleeper cell has been activated. Its mission: to take the president’s daughter hostage.
Combining pulse-pounding action, diabolical enemies, and an insider’s knowledge of the tricks of the trade, the BODYGUARD series is the perfect target for fans of Alex Rider, James Bond, and Jason Bourne.