Jack Christie is back: teenager, time-traveller, protector of the past - and w the future rests in his hands again. Jack travels back to an Elizabethan England riddled with treacherous plots. Amid sea battles, sword fights and subterfuge, Jack must defend the life of the queen, her kingdom, and the world as we kw it. Dark dealings and deadly intrigue set the scene for this second thrilling journey in the JACK CHRISTIE ADVENTURES.
Johnny O'Brien was born in Edinburgh and studied history at Cambridge University. He got the idea for THE JACK CHRISTIE ADVENTURES when he came across his grandfather's medals from World War I. His debut and first book in the series, DAY OF THE ASSASSINS was longlisted for the 2010 Branford Boase Award and for the Book Trust's Booked Up 2010 programme. It was also shortlisted for the Children's Quills, a new award for historical fiction for children administered through the Historical Association. Johnny lives in Surrey, England, with his family. Visit him at www.dayoftheassassins.com.