1942...Fourteen-year-old Richard Kiev and a train full of youngsters are being evacuated from York after an unexpected, devastating blitz. Little do they know that they are about to be placed in more danger than anyone can possibly imagine. But Richard is no stranger to the horrors of war as the mysterious past he thought he'd left far behind in occupied France thrusts him into a perilous adventure, which for him, only raises more questions. WHY are enemy forces on British soil? WHAT do they want with a train full of children? WHO is the enigmatic Professor in league with them? WILL he, just a boy, be able to stop them? All Richard knows is that he must do whatever it takes to prevent the invading forces from changing the course of history and stop them from unleashing the devastating power of the ARMOUR OF VALENTINE. Described as The Famous Five meets Indiana Jones, ARMOUR OF VALENTINE is the first in the Richard Kiev series which will chart one boy's journey through the darkness of World War II, discovering shadowy conspiracies on all sides, leading him to one mysterious outcome - the truth about himself.
With 26 chapters of adventure for young adults, packed full of excitement, action, mystery, romance, shocking twists, and a whole host of memorable characters, ARMOUR OF VALENTINE is a thrilling page turner which will keep you gripped until the explosive finale!
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A.J. Powell was born in Wales and spent most of his youth in a quiet village just outside of Cardiff. A graduate of UCCA in Surrey, he now works for in children's TV creating games and videos, while writing stories in his spare time. He lives in Manchester. Richard Blackburn was born in Aberdeen and grew up in North Wales. A fan of John Woo and Asian cinema he took a film course in Yale College making several short films before embarking on a degree in Surrey. He now works as a graphic designer and editor on live events and documentaries such as Lost: The End is Nigh and films such as Infestation (2005) and Convenience (2013). He lives in Berlin.
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