Spies Like Me: The Gems Spy Thriller Series Book 1

Brain Matter Publishing
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 Can she bring these girls together?

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. The mysterious organization known simply as The Authority wants Emma to join The Gems. This team of all-girl spies knows how to handle themselves on dangerous missions...like stopping an evil plan to incinerate the world's food supply.

Meet The Gems...

Olivia, code-named Emerald, is seventeen years old. Half English and half Jamaican. Specializes in leadership, marksmanship, and is a rated pilot.

Miyuki, code-named Ruby, is sixteen and from Okinawa, Japan. She specializes in gymnastics and martial arts. Trained in jungle survival and deep sea diving. Once blew up her boyfriend's motorcycle using a rocket launcher.

Nadia, code-named Sapphire, is sixteen and from Saudi Arabia. She's a science and computer nerd. Nadia's zero-gravity school agriculture project created interest from NASA.

Emma, code-named Black Opal, is a transplant from New York City who specializes in high school theater and shopping.

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. Think Gallagher Girls meet Jason Bourne.

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 within minutes!

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

Best Young Adult Semi-finalist - 2017 Kindle Book Awards

Categories: young adult actionyoung adult action adventure, ya books, young adult thriller, teen thriller, teen spy books, spy fiction, spy novels, young adult spy books, spy books for teens, spy girl, espionage and spy thrillers

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About the author

Doug Solter began writing screenplays in 1998, then made the switch to writing young adult fiction in 2008. His first novel Skid was a screenplay before it was adapted into a book. Doug has worked in television for over twenty years. He has directed rap music videos and short films. Doug respects cats, loves the mountains, and one time walked the streets of Barcelona with a smile. Doug is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

If you want to know when Doug's next book will come out, sign up to his mailing list here: http://bit.ly/2Gi8nB2

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Publisher
Brain Matter Publishing
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Published on
Oct 4, 2016
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Pages
269
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Mysteries & Detective Stories
Juvenile Fiction / Readers / Intermediate
Young Adult Fiction / Thrillers & Suspense
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This content is DRM free.
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Eligible for Family Library

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Sixteen-year-old Nadia has an MIT scholarship waiting for her after high school. That's why a mysterious organization know as The Authority recruited her to become a spy. The girl from Saudi Arabia now lives with three other talented girls known as the Gems. They go on dangerous missions all over the world. But first, they have to do their homework.

When Nadia first met him, Robert was an awkward boy with striking green eyes, hardly someone on the FBI's most wanted list. But when Robert reveals his secret, Nadia and the Gems are thrown into a cross-country chase dodging FBI agents, Russian mercenaries, and a Polynesian giant named Kawiki.

As the world's intelligence agencies close in on the Gems, Nadia is forced to choose between her warming feelings for Robert and the oath she swore to her friends and the Authority.

Can Nadia and the Gems find sanctuary for Robert or will his self-aware mind be deleted forever?

Tomorrow Always Lies is the second book in The Gems Young Adult spy thriller series that features strong characters, girl-power bonding, riveting action, and lots of fun. Think Gallagher Girls sprinkled with some Star Trek.

If you like culturally-diverse characters and a sweetly-awkward romance, then the second book in Doug Solter's continuing young adult spy thriller series is for you.

Buy your copy today!

Review of the first book in the Gems Series: "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

Categories: young adult action, young adult action adventure, ya books, young adult thriller, teen thriller, teen spy books, spy fiction, spy novels, young adult spy books, spy books for teens, spy girl, espionage and spy thrillers


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