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The Chosen (#1 Contender)

Taran Matharu

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Hodder & Stoughton
14 January 2020
Adventure stories (Children's&YA); Science fiction (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA); Epic Fantasy; Parallel Worlds; Swords and Slaying; Young Adult Fantasy
Series: Contender
In a world far from our own, where enemies come in many forms, the ultimate battle for survival is about to begin ... An epic new trilogy from the bestselling author of the SUMMONER series.

CADE CARTER IS LOST Convicted of a crime he didn't commit, Cade is facing a year in reform school when he finds himself suddenly transported to another realm.

BUT THIS NEW WORLD IS NO ESCAPE Populated by bloodthirsty prehistoric creatures and fierce warriors, Cade's surroundings are full of danger. Along with his fellow students, Cade is forced to become a contender in a deadly game of the highest stakes, controlled by invisible overlords.

Who are these brutal rulers, and why did they choose Cade? Before he can find answers, Cade must get ready to fight ...

BECAUSE IN THIS GAME, FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION
By:   Taran Matharu
Imprint:   Hodder & Stoughton
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 196mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 36mm
Weight:   300g
ISBN:   9781444938944
ISBN 10:   1444938940
Series:   Contender
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   14 January 2020
Recommended Age:   From 12 to 15 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Taran was born in London in 1990 and found a passion for reading at a very early age. His love for stories developed into a desire to create his own, writing his first book at nine years old. At twenty-two, while taking time off to travel, Taran began to write Summoner, taking part in Nanowrimo 2013. Thanks to Wattpad.com and updating daily, its popularity dramatically increased, reaching over three million reads in less than six months. After being featured by NBC News, Taran decided to launch his professional writing career and has never looked back. The Summoner series has now been published in 15 territories and is a New York Times Bestseller. The Contender series is his second epic trilogy.

Reviews for The Chosen (#1 Contender)

Praise for The Summoner series: The pace is so fast and so thrilling that even less than regular readers will be hooked - Guardian Fantasy lovers will love the demonic detail - Sunday Express Influenced by Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings and video games, it appeals to fans of all of these - The Sunday Times


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