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Chosen (#1 Contender)

Taran Matharu



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Hodder & Stoughton
14 May 2019
Fantasy; Adventure stories (Children's&YA); Science fiction (Children's&YA); Fantasy & magical realism (Children's&YA); Epic Fantasy; Parallel Worlds; Animals
From the author of the New York Times bestselling SUMMONER series, comes a brand new EPIC world.

Cade, a misunderstood juvenile delinquent, and Harriet, a Victorian cat-burglar, live in two different eras - until they're both transported to another world.

Abandoned in a realm populated with lost remnants from the past, prehistoric animals and monstrous creatures, they are forced to become contenders in an endless, brutal tournament.

It's time to get ready for battle . . . because hiding is not an option.
By:   Taran Matharu
Imprint:   Hodder & Stoughton
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 233mm,  Width: 154mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   440g
ISBN:   9781444938975
ISBN 10:   1444938975
Series:   Contender
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   14 May 2019
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 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 12 territories and is a New York Times Bestseller. Taran is currently the Book Trust's writer in residence.

Reviews for Chosen (#1 Contender)

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

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