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#1 SkyWake

Jamie Russell



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Walker Books
03 March 2021
Series: SkyWake
An exciting and original debut sci-fi adventure trilogy for the gaming generation, from a screenwriter, film critic and gamer.

Fifteen-year-old girl gamer Casey Henderson is obsessed with smash-hit game SkyWake - and she's good at it, too. Little does she realize it's actually an alien training tool created by an evil extra-terrestrial race. When the aliens swoop down on a national gaming tournament, Casey and her teammates discover they're abducting the best gamers to fight in a distant alien war across the galaxy. And they've got her brother. Casey's gaming skills are her best hope of stopping the aliens - but first she and her online teammates must learn to work together in real life...
By:   Jamie Russell
Imprint:   Walker Books
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 198mm,  Width: 129mm,  Spine: 18mm
Weight:   213g
ISBN:   9781406397512
ISBN 10:   1406397512
Series:   SkyWake
Pages:   304
Publication Date:   03 March 2021
Recommended Age:   From 10 to 14 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jamie Russell gained a PhD in English Literature at London University and went on to become a contributing editor on Total Film magazine in addition to writing about movies and video games for The Sunday Times, Guardian, Wired, EDGE, Sight & Sound, Radio Times and many other publications. He has since written screenplays and two books about film: Book of the Dead: The Complete History of Zombie Cinema and Generation Xbox: How Videogames Invaded Hollywood. SkyWake: Invasion is the first in a planned trilogy and is Jamie's first book for children.

Reviews for Invasion (#1 SkyWake)

First in a gripping and original sci-fi trilogy, pitched for fans of Rick Riordan and Suzanne Collins. * The Bookseller *

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