'The start of a fantastic new action/adventure series from a 20-yr-old author who knows how to thrill
'In a near-future world run by an evil corporation, the only justice comes from an organization called the Deck. Each agent in the deck belongs to a suit -- the Hearts and Diamonds are the operatives, the Clubs do the training, and the Spades monitor internal affairs. The hero is a 16-yr-old, Six of Hearts. (The highest ranking in each group is the King, and so forth, with the whole shebang led by the two Jokers). Six of Hearts is the best operative they have -- all the more impressive (and convenient for us) because he never kills anyone. ' (Publication summary)
'Agent Six of Hearts is back in another high-octane adventure, and this time, it's personal!
The evil Methryn Crexe, the mastermind behind the superhuman assassin project, has been rescued from the Deck's supposedly impenetrable prison. The Deck agents follow his trail to a disused apartment block where they are ambushed by a highly trained, mysterious army. At the height of the fierce shootout, Kyntak, Six's clone, is kidnapped.
As Six scours the City for his brother, a strange girl appears as his protector; he becomes increasingly aware of a sinister power; the Deck is put into lockdown and the clock ticks steadily against Kyntak's life.
Once again, Six of Hearts is on the run: from his past, his fellow agents, even his own DNA...'
Six of Hearts is sealed inside a torpedo, blasting his way at 300 kilometres an hour towards a warship. His mission: to steal canisters containing a weaponised strain of the SARS virus. If he fails, ChaoSonic will use the virus to wipe out an uprising that is tearing the City apart. (Publisher's website)
'The gun was cold and hard against the back of his skull. 'I'm very sorry,' the voice said. 'But I have a question for you.' Pic Guerye fought the urge to scream for help, to try to turn around, to grab for the gun. Instead, he slowly raised his palms. Ten seconds ago, he'd been selecting spreadsheets to transfer from his laptop to his phone. Now there was a gunman in his study. That's how quick your life can change, he thought. 'Where is Agent Six of Hearts?' the voice asked. Six of Hearts has been trapped in a time loop. When he returns four years, five weeks and one day later, the world he knew has changed forever. The Deck has been decimated. King is older - more broken. Kyntak no longer works for the Deck, and Ace is no longer the person Six left behind. And in this bleak new world, death is not as final as once it was.' (Publication summary)