‘It may not be the most girly read and does not feature wizards or vampires but it is a tale of true courage and bravery’In this edge-of-your-seat novel the hero is an extraordinary teenager. His name is Connor Reeves and he is a ‘buddy guard’: specially trained to protect the venrable childhood stars in the rise of young celebrities. He is a kickboxing champion coached in survellince, hostage survival and unarmed combat. Hired by the President of the United States of America, the most important politican in the world, to protect his daughter Connor faces the ultimate test of his skills. Terrorists are approaching and are letting nothing stand in their way. Their mission is to take the president’s daughter hostage. When the world is Connor’s enemy, what sacrifices can he take to protect his principle? Will Connor become a bullet catcher?I first spotted this book after seeing a Q & A with the author, Chris Bradford, in a magazine. He is a great believer in ‘practising what you preach’. For Bodyguard: Hostage he went on an intensive close protection course and became a fully-qualified bodyguard. This makes the novel especially realistic and helps to give a true perspective on …read more

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