Contender: The Chosen
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Contender: The Chosen : Book 1

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In a world far from our own, where enemies come in many forms, the ultimate battle for survival is about to begin ... An epic new trilogy from the bestselling author of the Summoner series.

CADE CARTER IS LOST

Convicted of a crime he didn't commit, Cade is facing a year in reform school when he finds himself suddenly transported to another realm.

BUT THIS NEW WORLD IS NO ESCAPE

Populated by bloodthirsty prehistoric creatures and fierce warriors, Cade's surroundings are full of danger. Along with his fellow students, Cade is forced to become a contender in a deadly game of the highest stakes, controlled by invisible overlords.

Who are these brutal rulers, and why did they choose Cade? Before he can find answers, Cade must get ready to fight ...

BECAUSE IN THIS GAME, FAILURE IS NOT AN OPTION
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Product details

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 160 x 237 x 34mm | 574g
  • Hodder Children's Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1444938932
  • 9781444938937
  • 56,703

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Influenced by Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings and video games, it appeals to fans of all of these * The Sunday Times * Fantasy lovers will love the demonic detail * Sunday Express * Praise for The Summoner series:

The pace is so fast and so thrilling that even less than regular readers will be hooked * Guardian *
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About Taran Matharu

Taran was born in London in 1990 and found a passion for reading at a very early age. His love for stories developed into a desire to create his own, writing his first book at nine years old.

At twenty-two, while taking time off to travel, Taran began to write Summoner, taking part in Nanowrimo 2013. Thanks to Wattpad.com and updating daily, its popularity dramatically increased, reaching over three million reads in less than six months. After being featured by NBC News, Taran decided to launch his professional writing career and has never looked back.

The Summoner series has now been published in 15 territories and is a New York Times Bestseller. The Contender series is his second epic trilogy.
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576 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
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4 37% (211)
3 26% (151)
2 5% (30)
1 2% (11)
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