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Friday 26 July 2019

Review: Special Forces Cadets: Missing

Ex SAS solider turned bestselling author, Chris Ryan has created another action-packed adventure for teenagers to sink their teeth into.

Max, Lili, Abby, Lukas and Sami are everything you would expect a typical group of teenage friends to be. Except these friends are anything but normal, they are Special Forces Cadets; a secret elite group of young soldiers who are often tasked with missions that adult soldiers would raise suspicions if they were sent in.

In this second book in this series, the cadets are being sent to North Korea. It seems a British agent, known as Prospero has gone missing after investigating the country’s nuclear capabilities.

Trained and coordinated by Hector along with their watchers Woody and Angel who monitor their every move, the team will need to use all their skills and training to succeed.

Disguised as part of a tour group, they must coordinate suitcase swaps to obtain their equipment, abseil down laundry chutes, swim in the sewer tunnels and break into a prison barge and this is only the beginning of their adventures.

However, the cadets forget the basic rules of trust no one under any circumstances. Soon they are betrayed to the authorities by a trusted friend and the mission starts to fall apart.

Max and Lukas are captured breaking into the prison barge and tortured for information. Is Prospero the British agent still alive? Will Sami and Abby make it out of the sewer tunnels? Can Lili rescue them all? Will any of the cadets make it out alive?

This heart stopping, page turning adventure will have you on the edge of your seat as the cadets battle for survival, truth and their country.

Title: Special Forces Cadets: Missing
Author: Chris Ryan
Publisher: Hot key Books, $14.99
Publication Date: 3 June 2019
Format: Paperback
For ages: 15+
Type: Young Adult Fiction