Sure Fire (Rich and Jade #1)
The phenomenally successful Jack Higgins teams up with Justin Richards to launch a sure fire best seller for children.
The mother of fourteen-year-old twins Rich and Jade dies in a car crash and they are told they must go and live with their estranged father, who they have never met before. Neither the children nor their father get on, but when Rich and Jade witness him bei...more
The teaming of spy/adventure veteran Jack Higgins with Justin Richards means that Higgins did some of the research and the outline, while Richards did the writing. Richards adds fresh blood to Higgins style, which, in the adult side of things, has been noticably dragging over the last four or five years, if not longer. Richards adds gadgetry t ...more
I liked the concept of the book, I thought it was well thought out and put together. However at t ...more
Now that Jack Higgins has perhaps toned down, I think he made quite an effort, with the help of Justin Richards, to make an entertaining young adult action book.
Sure Fire follows Jade and Rich, two twins who recently los ...more
Sure Fire keeps you turning pages, loaded with action, adventure, deception, twists, humor, and lots of gun fights!
Rich is the more bo ...more
Things don't seem quite right at his appartment, the phone has a scrambler attached to it, there's no food in the house, and their father throws all his mail straight into the rubbish. And on top of that, he doesn't seem too keen on having them with him.
Then they witness his capture, and realise they have to do something... ...more
Jade and Rich's mother has died, they are alone and a neighbour is looking after them until the day of the funeral when the father they never knew turned up to take them on.
But it seems their new father is hiding a LOT of secrets includ ...more
Rich and Jade are two teenagers who find out their mom has died. They have no idea they have a dad until he shows up at their mom's funeral and takes custody of them. Rich and Jade are not happy with their arrangement, but one day they find out their dad is in fact a spy. When he gets kidnapped, the twins must do everything they can to get him ...more
My reaction to the book is that it was very action packed and never got boring you were always wondering what would happen next. I never really ...more
people who love action thrillers will be surprised as two young teens risk thier lives for the last of their living ...more
I picked up this book because the cover looked interesting.
I finished this book because I can't let go of the book.
I think I would recommend this ...more
Jack Higgins is the pseudonym of Harry Patterson (b. 1929), the New York Times bestselling author of more than seventy thrillers, including The Eagle Has Landed and The Wolf at the Door. His books have sold more than 250 million copies worldwide.
Born in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, Patterson grew up in Belfast, Northern Irelan ...more