Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9781416995104, 272pp.
Publication Date: February 23, 2010
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Carl Hobbes may have escaped from Camp Twilight--the most secure military prison in the northern hemisphere--but now he's being pursued by a ruthless bounty hunter and an Al-Qaeda assassin. Wanted dead by one and alive by the other, he must call upon his skills as a manipulator of both systems and people to survive. With no second chances available, can he play one enemy against the other in his bid to live another day? Packed with action and a plot that doesn't quit, "Goldstrike "is a riveting teen thriller in the vein of Anthony Horowitz and James Patterson.
About the Author
Matt Whyman is a distinctive voice in cutting edge teen fiction. His books include the acclaimed Boy Kills Man and the Carl Hobbes thrillers, Icecore and Goldstrike. He also writes advice columns for numerous teenage magazines, and his books for adults include the comic memoir Oink! My Life with Minipigs.