On The Run: Public Enemies (Book 5)

On The Run: Public Enemies (Book 5)

 
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Fast-paced, Full of Action, and a little mystery to tie it all in.

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Fast-paced, Full of Action, and a little mystery to tie it all in.

Public Enemies: On The Run Book Five by Gordon Korman
4 out of 5 stars

Aiden and Meg Falconer are searching for Uncle Frank, an old family friend that tricked Doctors John and Louise Falconer into helping HORUS Global Group, a front for terrorists. Now Aiden and Megs parents are in prison for life, with no hope for getting out and once again being a normal family. The Sibs are set on finding Uncle Frank and freeing their parents. Problems is, the sibs are wanted criminals with their pictures posted on every newspaper, store, and television. Wanted by the cops AND a crazy bald assassin they have dubbed Hairless Joe. With their latest clue Aiden and Meg are heading to Denver, home base for the now shut down HORUS Global Group. As their search takes unforeseen twists and turns, Aiden and Meg not only are they hiding from the cops, they are also fighting for their lives.

I really like the fast storyline and almost constant action. You can easily start and finish the book without having to stop reading for a break.

The relationship between Aiden and Meg as brother and sister in this series is just extraordinary. They could be the picture of what it means to be sibs. They love and protect each other. They equal each others personalities out. And they would do anything to stay together.

The stunts and fighting scenes arent wholly realistic, but that doesnt make the book bad at all. You can always imagine in your head what is going on.

If you like this series, you try Gordon Kormans different trilogies; Island Trilogy, Everest Trilogy, Dive Trilogy. You may also like the Jimmy Coates series by Joe Craig.

Date Reviewed: September 3rd, 2008

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