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The Invisible Assassin

(The Malichea Quest #1)

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As a Junior Press Officer for the British government, Jake is sent to cover a "non-story"—a demonstration against the construction of a laboratory on the supposed site of an ancient fairy ring. But what Jake sees there is shocking and terrifying and leads him to investigate a clandestine organization—the Order of Malichea. And then sinister things start happening: Jake is ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published November 13th 2012 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens (first published April 12th 2012)
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Adele Broadbent
The 1st in a new series – this was a rollicking race for the truth.

Jake is a trainee press officer for a government department. When he’s sent to cover a protest about a developer digging up a fairy ring, he wishes he was covering something more important. But then he sees something his bosses want him to forget. Something governments, churches and even past kings have wanted to hide. But he can’t forget. He won’t. He contacts a scientist friend for some answers and gets way more than he bargain
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Karabo
Apr 03, 2013 is currently reading it
The invisible assassin is one of the most intense, action packed and terrifying book I have ever read. Its about a young guy named Jake. It all started going crazy at a construction site when a builder suddenly had green fungus attached to him and started to cover the builders chest then speeding rapidly all over his body until he was just a big green human sack of fungus. What happened? Why did it happen? Thats what I asked myself when I read this book. Then one day in the book Jake returns to ...more
Claire
Jan 28, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: guys-read, high-low
Published in England and distributed here, Mr. Eldridge's Invisible Assassin is what I would call pulp fiction, fast and furious with lots of action.
Youthful Jake is 18 and an orphan who is given a rare chance to be a journalist by winning his position in a writing competition. He wants desperately to succeed and gain a career in writing but is frustrated by limited opportunities at work. Now he finds himself on a routine assignment that goes 'sideways' when he witnesses the discovery of a rare
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Rebecca
Not bad. Turned out better than I was expecting! Nice, quick easy read. Writing style flowed well and the story was okay. Good but not spectacular! 3 stars.
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Jim Eldridge is the author of many books for children, including titles in the My Story series, the Warpath books, and How to Handle Grown-Ups. He has had 250 TV scripts broadcast in the UK and internationally for children's and teen television, and is also the creator and writer of Radio 4's long-running comedy-drama series, King Street Junior.

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