Kidnappers and Assassins

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, Oct 5, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Being rich or famous can be risky. There could be crooks out there who want to steal you. They may even want to get rid of you. Criminals who want power or money will try anything to get to their famous target. History is full of kidnappers and assassins hiding in the shadows. Some of them failed. Some did not. Some may still be out there. Find out more about crime with this exciting title.

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John Townsend has been in teaching for 25 years, and has been a full-time writer since January 2003. He has written more than sixty books for young people, on such wide-ranging subjects as monsters, urban legends, spiders, computer crime, and spies. He has also written the recent thrillers The Hand and The Omen and the Ghost. He lives in England.

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