19 October 2012
Spies and PIs - Part II (for the guys)
Mickey Bolitar series by Harlan Coben.
Live Wire, the 10th in a series about his Uncle Myron, a sports agent and occasional amateur sleuth. In Shelter, the first book starring Mickey, he is sent to live with Myron after his father is killed and his mother enters rehab.
At his new school, Mickey begins seeing a troubled girl named Ashley, and discovers that she isn't really what she seems.
There are two books in this series: Shelter, and Seconds Away.
Extras: Check out Mickey's facebook page.
Danger Zone series by David Gilman.
The series includes three books: The Devil's Breath, Ice Claw, and Blood Sun.
Extras: The publisher's website has an interactive Danger Zone page.
Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz.
When his guardian dies in suspicious circumstances, fourteen-year-old Alex Rider finds his world turned upside down.
Within days he's gone from schoolboy to superspy. Forcibly recruited into MI6, Alex has to take part in gruelling SAS training exercises. Then, armed with his own special set of secret gadgets, he's off on his first mission.*
So far there are eight books in the series: Stormbreaker, Point Blanc, Skeleton Key, Eagle Strike, Scorpia, Ark Angel, Snakehead, and Crocodile Tears.
Extras: A movie version of Stormbreaker, called Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker was released
*Summary from the Alex Rider website.