By: Eoin Colfer
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In Victorian London, Riley is an apprentice to the evil assassin, Garrick. In the future, Chevron, nicknamed Chevie, is a young FBI agent. With the help of a brilliant and slightly destructive time-traveling invention, Riley and Chevie will team up to defeat Garrick before he can carry out his plan to conquer the world.
• Violence (people are killed by a canon, knives, and guns; descriptions of blood, a woman is cut in half, poisoning, kidnapping, a forced tattoo, mutations, illnesses, and fistfights)
• Profanity (a few uses of d*mn and h*ll)
• Drinking and smoking
The Reluctant Assassin is an entertaining science fiction novel by the author of Artemis Fowl.