The RecruitBook - 2004
The first title in the number one bestselling CHERUB series! James hits rock bottom before he's offered a new start in an intriguing organisation ...
A terrorist doesn't let strangers in her flat because they might be undercover police or intelligence agents, but her children bring their mates home and they run all over the place. The terrorist doesn't know that one of these kids has bugged every room in her house, made copies of all her computer files and stolen her address book. The kid works for CHERUB.
CHERUB agents are aged between ten and seventeen. They live in the real world, slipping under adult radar and getting information that sends criminals and terrorists to jail.
For official purposes, these children do not exist.
Praise for the CHERUB series:
'Punchy, exciting, glamorous and, what's more, you'll completely wish it was true' - Sunday Express
'Crackling tension and high-octane drama' - Daily Mail
'A really good book that you could re-read over and over again' - Guardian
'Pacy writing, punchy dialogue and a gripping plot, it's got it all' - Daily Express
'Fast-moving action ... and cool gadgets!' - The Times
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James Choke is a young teenager living in London, with a mother who runs a thieving business, and an abusive stepfather. When his mother dies of an overdose, James is forced to go to the Nebraska Children’s Home, while his step sister lives with his stepdad. James gets into more trouble here, before he is shocked when he is suddenly taken to the campus of CHERUB, a secret British Intelligence program designed to use teenagers as spies, and asked to join. Read this book to find out about James’s adventures as he struggles to fit in on campus, pass the extreme 100 day survival training course, and succeed on his first mission!
James choke is your typical London school boy. Laid back, hot headed at times and totally cool. Due to unfortunate events, James and his sister Lauren find themselves in the most secret place on earth. CHERUB! From being a lazy school dropout to a world class spy, follow James as he discovers a deadly help earth scheme.