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A Secret Life (Alias Prequel #2)

3.64 of 5 stars 3.64  ·  rating details  ·  296 ratings  ·  16 reviews
It’s Sydney Bristow’s first mission–in Paris.
Her first alias.
Her first real enemy.
Her first real crush.
And her first big mistake.
There are a lot of firsts for Sydney.
But no second chances.

From the Paperback edition.
ebook, 192 pages
Published May 30th 2003 by Bantam Books for Young Readers (first published January 1st 2003)
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Sara ♥
Jan 29, 2010 Sara ♥ rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Obsessive Alias Fans :)
I've read the Alias prequel series before (though I never got into the later series with Nadia, etc.). They're awesome! I loved them! So when I had to read a book associated with my favorite TV show for a book challenge, I was excited to reread one of these books!

I chose this one, because I love n00b Sydney! She's a freshman in college, who's still in spy-training... This recounts her very first mission, which is just supposed to be recon... but of course it goes awry. Plus her partner is Noah
The nice thing about the Good Reads app is that I can check to see if I've already read a book. As forgettable as "Alias: Recruited" was, I wasn't sure when I saw this book if I had already read it or not. Of course, the other nice thing about the app *should* be that I steer away from disappointments like the Alias series. I paid more than three times as much for this one (okay, 50 cents) and although the plot was better and more exciting, in the end, I couldn't even like it better than #1. Thi ...more
Fun and fast read. Loved the tv show so when I found this at a garage sale I decided to pick it up, glad I did. Gives insight into Sydney becoming a college/CIA spy before she became the confident counterspy she becomes in the the tv show.
A fun spy novel. I am a bit annoyed by Sydney because she has such back bone in the TV series and in this book she is a lovesick wimp. I just hope that she gets a back bone soon or I will be done with the series. I guess it was her first mission, I shouldn't be so hard on her.
May 07, 2008 Alex rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone who loves Alias and Sidney
Shelves: action, fiction
Kinda dissapointed that it didn't follow the TV show, but it was agreat book, but I read it in 2 hours. Kinda too easy, but I'll finish the rest of the books.
Aug 05, 2011 Kimberly rated it 3 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Alias fans
A quick read. Great for Alias fans, as it gives more insight into Sydney's character.
Rosa Soto
secret spy,paris,love,lust,marrige,under cover,cameras,making out, refusal
Chelsea Slone
Loved it can't wait to get my hands on the rest of ther series. :)
The Third Place A Teen Library

Based on J.J. Abrams' television series, Alias.
Bianca Bouie
that being a csi and a mia is fun but can also be dangerous
An addicting series you just cannot put down.
it was pretti interesting!
read it
Randy Holmberg
Much better than the first two!
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Laura Peyton Roberts is the author of numerous books for teens and tweens, including the Clearwater Crossing series, Ghost of a Chance, The Queen of Second Place, Queen B, Green, and Walk on Water. Laura has degrees in both geology and English, and worked as a geologist before becoming a writer. Visit her at
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