The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 2: Breakaway

The 39 Clues: Unstoppable Book 2: Breakaway

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English
192 Pages

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A Nightmare Come True
As a member of the most powerful family history has ever known, thirteen-year-old Dan Cahill has been shot at, kidnapped, and even thrown into a pit with a deadly snake. He's survived it all due to luck, smarts, and his older sister, Amy, who always sticks by his side.
Now Dan and Amy are facing their greatest threat yet, an enemy who has found a way to use the source of the Cahill family power against them. To stop him, Dan and Amy must set out on a desperate mission that will take them from one of the world's hottest regions all the way to the frozen blast of the Arctic Circle. But with the enemy closing in , Dan finds himself facing the one terror he never imagined - being betrayed by his own sister.

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Published 28 January 2014
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EAN13 9780545558716
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Language English
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Cover Hammer Page Ready, Set, Go! Title Page Dedication Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Chapter 7 Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Chapter 10 Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13 Chapter 14 Chapter 15 Chapter 16 Chapter 17 Chapter 18 Chapter 19 Chapter 20 Chapter 21 Chapter 22 Chapter 23 Chapter 24 Chapter 25 Chapter 26 Chapter 27 Cipher Sneak Peek Tabloid Copyright
Contents
London
J. Rutherford Pierce smiled as the six mercenaries filed into his London office. Each one had been handpicked. The best of the best. Hardened soldiers who moved through their lives free of the fears and uncertainties of lesser men. And yet right now, each and every one of them was terrified. Pierce savored it. Some people liked wine. Some people liked fine food. Pierce liked fear. Once the mercenaries were seated, Pierce pressed a button beneath his vast desk and the double doors behind them slammed shut. “Sir,” their leader began. “We —” “Candy?” Pierce pushed a large crystal bowl toward the edge of his desk. It was full to the top with small red, white, and blue spheres. Americandy. His newest creation and currently the fastest-selling sweet in the United States. The men looked back at him, uncertain, off balance, just as he wanted. Pierce smiled as he plucked out a red one and devoured it. “The red is my favorite,” he said. “Cherry pie. The blue is blueberry pie and the white is apple pie. Had to fudge the color on that one a bit, of course. Go on.” He pushed the bowl forward again and each man took one. Of course they did. The world was a symphony and Pierce was a conductor. Pierce opened their action report. “Why Turkey?” he asked. “Sir, the guides they hired indicated that the children were looking for leopards.” “Anatolian leopards,” Pierce corrected. “Y-yes, sir,” the mercenary stammered. “Anatolian leopards. Which are extinct.” “And where are they headed now?” “They’re taking a private plane, sir, but we were able to access their flight plans. Rome first and then Tunis, Tunisia.” “Why?” “We, uh, we don’t know, sir.” Pierce turned the page to a simple black-and-white map. Turkey and then Tunisia. Turkey was the site of ancient Troy while Tunis was once Carthage, one of the greatest empires the world had ever known. Coincidence? Pierce thought not. But what did it mean? Extinct animals. Vanished empires. What are they after?