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Friday 19 July 2013

Book List: Spy Fiction Series

For teenagers after stories with intrigue and adventure, look no further than these series - some serious, some tongue-in-cheek. They’re all chock-a-block with good-guys and bad-guys, featuring everything from orphans who accidentally find themselves in the spy business, to a superhuman secret agent, and spies-in-training inside an active volcano.

Stormbreaker (Alex Rider: Book 1) by Anthony Horowitz, Walker Books, $18.99, 1844280926.

Max Remy Superspy: In search of the time and space machine (Max Remy Superspy: Book 1) by Deb Abela, Random House, $16.99, 1740517652. See our review.

The Recruit (Cherub: Book 1) by Robert Muchamore, Hodder Children’s Books, $17.99, 0340881534.

I’d tell you I love you, but then I’d have to kill you (Gallagher Girls: Book 1) by Ally Carter, Lothian, $16.99, 0734410794.

SilverFin (Young James Bond: Book 1) by Charlie Higson, Puffin Books, $16.99, 0141343370.

Evil Genius (Genius Trilogy: Book 1) by Catherine Jinks, Allen & Unwin, $16.99, 1741144590.

Higher Institute of Villainous Education (H.I.V.E.: Book 1) by Mark Walden, Bloomsbury, $15.99, 1408815907.

The Lab (Six of Hearts: Book 1) by Jack Heath, Scholastic, $19.99, 0545075955.

Etiquette and Espionage (Finishing School: Book 1) by Gail Carriger, Atom, $16.99, 1907411585.

A Spy in the House (The Agency: Book 1) by Y. S. Lee, Candlewick Press, $19.99,  076365289X.