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Chris Bradford
Chris Bradford is the award-winning and bestselling author of the Young Samurai and Bodyguard series - which have achieved global sales in excess of one million copies.

Chris has earned his black belt in Zen Kyu Shin Taijutsu, and is also trained in judo, karate, kickboxing and samurai swordsmanship. He has also trained as a close protection officer. Before writing The Way of the Warrior, he was a professional musician, songwriter and music teacher. Published across the world in many languages, Chris is an outstandingly successful children’s author.

The sixth title in his bestselling Bodyguard series was published in 2018 by Puffin.

The ninth and concluding volume of the bestselling Young Samurai series will be published in 2019.

He lives in England.

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The explosive finale to the Bodyguard series takes Connor on a thrill-ride through Shanghai, where he comes face to face with his ultimate nemesis.

After a mission goes tragically wrong, Connor Reeves returns in disgrace to Buddyguard HQ, only to find the covert facility has been attacked and his fellow recruits abducted.

Summoned urgently to China, Connor arrives in Shanghai to discover he's the target for an assassination by Equilibrium, the clandestine organization that has plagued his life as a bodyguard.

With a mark on his head, Connor goes on the run through an alien country and from an enemy he knows even less about.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Bodyguard: Fugitive  (Puffin, 2018); Bodyguard: Assassin (Puffin, 2017); Bodyguard: Target (Puffin, 2016); Bodyguard: Ambush (Puffin, 2015) ; Bodyguard: Ransom (Puffin, 2014); Bodyguard: Hostage  (Puffin, 2013); Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior (Puffin, 2008); Young Samurai: The Way of the Sword  (Puffin, 2009); Young Samurai: The Way of the Dragon (Puffin, 2010); Young Samurai: The Ring of Earth (Puffin, 2010); Young Samurai: The Ring of Water (Puffin, 2011), Young Samurai: The Ring of Fire (Puffin, 2011); Young Samurai: The Ring of Wind (Puffin, 2012); Young Samurai: The Ring of Sky (Puffin,2012); Ninja: First Mission (Barrington Stoke, 2011); Ninja: Death Touch (Barrington Stoke, 2013); Ninja: Assasin (Barrington Stoke, 2014; Heart & Soul: Revealing The Craft Of Songwriting (Sanctuary, 2005); Record Deals OutLoud (Omnibus, 2006); Music Publishing OutLoud (Omnibus, 2006); Artist Management OutLoud (Omnibus, 2006); Crash Course Song-writing (Omnibus, 2007).