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CHRIS BRADFORD

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 fifth title in his bestselling Bodyguard series was published in 2017 by Puffin.

He lives in England with his wife and two children.

For more information visit www.youngsamurai.com

LATEST BOOK: BODYGUARD: ASSASSIN

RUSSIA - THE MOST DANGEROUS PLACE ON EARTH TO BE A BODYGUARD.

Teenage bodyguard Connor Reeves faces his deadliest assignment yet. In a country governed by criminals, he must protect Feliks, the only son of Russian billionaire and politician, Viktor Malkov.


Viktor wants to change Russia for the good of all its people. But the mafia have different plans and a contract is out for the billionaire's life. With Feliks being the one chink in his father's armour, Connor must join forces with his rival Jason to act as a bulletproof shield against blackmail, assassination and kidnapping.

This is the first mission Connor and Jason have worked together. And with a deadly assassin on the loose it could be their last...

BIBLIOGRAPHY: 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).

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