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The Medusa Project: Hit Squad

Written by Sophie McKenzie

Part of the THE MEDUSA PROJECT Series

Key Stage 3 Thrillers

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The sixth and final Medusa Project thriller about four teenagers with psychic abilities

Fourteen years ago, scientist William Fox implanted four babies with the Medusa gene - a gene for psychic abilities. Fox's experiment left a legacy: four teenagers, each with their own distinct and special skill.

These four teens were originally brought together to form crime-fighting force, The Medusa Project. Now the team is due to be disbanded and the teenagers sent to separate locations. But Nico, Ketty, Ed and Dylan are determined to investigate claims that a drug conveying the same powers as the Medusa gene has been developed. Joined by new friends Cal and Amy, who also have the gene, the four set off on their most dangerous mission yet...

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The Medusa Project: Hit Squad Synopsis

Meet Nico, Ketty, Ed and Dylan - four psychic teens who form the government-led crime-fighting force, The Medusa Project. But not for much longer . . .

The team is due to be disbanded and the teenagers sent off to separate locations. But the Medusa teens are determined to investigate claims that a dangerous drug conveying the same powers as the Medusa gene has been developed. Joined by new friends Cal and Amy, the four set off on their final and most dangerous mission yet - by the end of which, nothing will be the same . . . 

The Medusa Project: Hit Squad Press Reviews

Praise for the Medusa Project Series:

This is hi-octane stuff... will leave everyone gasping for the next episode.” - The Children’s Bookseller

“Sophie’s thrillers are brilliant, you never know what’s on the next page and you can’t stop reading until you find out.” - Robert Muchamore

“Plenty of non-stop action and adventure from the top teen thriller writer.” - Waterstone’s Books Quarterly on The Hostage

Book Information

ISBN: 9781398504424
Publication date: 8th July 2021
Author: Sophie McKenzie
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 272 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 3
Topics: Thrillers

About Sophie McKenzie

Sophie is the award-winning author of a range of teen thrillers, including the Missing series (Girl, Missing, Sister, Missing and Missing Me), Blood Ties and Blood Ransom and the Medusa Project series. She has also written two romance series: the Luke and Eve books and the Flynn series, which starts with the novel Falling Fast. Split Second is her first teen stand-alone novel in seven years. Sophie's first novel for adults is the psychological thriller Close My Eyes.   Read an author Q&A here.   You can see Sophie giving her writing tips in ...

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