Spies Like Me (The Gems Spy Series) (Volume 1)

Doug Solter

They offered Emma revenge for her father's death. When she discovers her father's plane crash wasn't an accident, sixteen-year-old Emma wants to punish those responsible. Even if it means becoming a spy for a mysterious organization known as The Authority. They want Emma to join the Gems...four young women who know how to handle themselves in dangerous situations. Like storming a mountain stronghold to stop terrorists from incinerating the world's food supply. Come meet these extraordinary young women... Olivia Spencer(Codename Emerald) Seventeen-years-old. Half English and half Jamaican. Trained in leadership, marksmanship, and a fully-rated pilot. Miyuki Kaiko (Codename Ruby) Sixteen-years-old. Born in Japan. Trained in gymnastics, martial arts, and motocross racing. Once used rocket-propelled grenade on boyfriend's motorcycle. Nadia Sharif (Codename Sapphire) Sixteen-years-old. Born in Saudi Arabia. Trained in sciences, critical thinking, and computer tech. Her zero-gravity school agriculture project created interest from NASA. Emma Rothchild (Codename Black Opal) Transplanted New Yorker. Trained in high school theater and shopping. Mother was a member of the Authority. The Authority thinks Emma is the missing link to make this team work. Emma thinks The Authority is her only chance for revenge. Spies Like Me is the first book in The Gems Young Adult spy series that features fast-paced action, crazy thrills, girl-power bonding, International intrigue, and a touch of romance. If you like culturally-diverse characters, fun dialogue, cool spy gadgets, and a romance with a complex boy to figure out, then the first book in Doug Solter's exciting new spy series is for you. Buy it today and experience the thrilling world of The Gems delivered to your mailbox! For ages 13 through Adult. Reviews: "Reading Spies Like Me made me harken back to those days when international espionage and taking down megalomaniacal bad guys seemed like an awesome career path." - Patrick Hodges, Staff Reviewer, YA Books Central

Brain Matter Publishing 258 pages

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