The Lethal Target (Malichea Quest #3)
Jake's girlfriend, Lauren, has been exiled to New Zealand by MI5, who ensure that the two of them never speak about the missing books of the Order of Malichea. The information in these books could destroy mankind if they fall into the wrong hands, but Jake and Lauren want to get to them first and use the wisdom for good. Then Lauren goes missing ...When Jake follows the instructions of a mystery caller to go to a Scottish Island, he knows he could be in danger; the Russian government will do anything to get hold of one book in particular - a book that holds the secret to spontaneous human combustion. Jake has to race against time to intercept the book and prevent global warfare. Can he do it, and, at last, give Lauren her freedom?
Get ready for a roller coaster ride as renegades Jake and Lauren take on some big, bad Russians in the hunt for a book from the Order of Malichea that could prove to be the most deadly global weapon ever ... An action-packed sleuth thriller for fans of Alex Scarrow and Robert Muchamore
Jim Eldridge was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer - his writing credits include episodes for the seminal children's TV drama Grange Hill and the novelisation of Noel Clarke's Kidulthood and 184.108.40.206. He has also written for the My Story series for Scholastic and most recently Blacks Ops, a teen action series for Egmont. Jim now works as an associate lecturer in scriptwriting and media at the University of Cumbria. He lives with his wife in Cumbria. http://www.jimeldridge.com/