I Am Traitor
By Sif Sigmarsdottir
The modern day War of the Worlds . At the end of the world, who can you trust? The story of one teenager's fight against an extra-terrestrial invasion. For fans of Michael Grant, Suzanne Collins and Robert Muchamore
At the end of the world, who can you trust? The story of one teen's fight against an extra-terrestrial invasion. For fans of Michael Grant, Suzanne Collins and Robert Muchamore.
London has been targeted by extra-terrestrial life and victims are transported to a terrifying other world.
Amy Sullivan is an unwilling hero. She runs until she can't run any more. Then, she is taken.
To have a chance of saving herself, and her planet, Amy will have to put faith in those she fears the most. But what if it means becoming a traitor to everyone she has ever loved?
A modern-day War of the Worlds from one of Iceland's bestselling authors.
Sif Sigmasdottir is an author and a journalist from Iceland.
Sif has been writing children's books for ten years and her novels for teenagers and young adults are bestsellers in Iceland. Her most recent book, Freya's Saga, was nominated for the Icelandic Literary Prize, the most prestigious literary award in Iceland.
Having obtained an MA in children's literature from the University of Reading in 2003, Sif now lives in London. This is her English debut.
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07 Sep 2017
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Hodder Children's Books
A fast-paced, funny and thrilling read. War Of The Worlds for the YouTube generation. — The Sun
There is much to keep a reader engaged, while also raising questions about morality and courage with a reasonably light touch. — The Irish Times
Suzanne Collins fans, meet your new must-read author. — Lovereading4kids
Sif Sigmarsdottir has done a sterling job of spinning a War of the Worlds tale recast with a young and female central character and a modern setting. — The Bookbag
I Am Traitor was consistently exciting and surprising, beyond the alien invasion concept it was wholly unique and with a very fascinating cast of characters, from kick-ass teens to traitors. — Page to Stage Reviews
[Sif] quickly became an author whom I'm going to keep my eyes out for... I couldn't put I am Traitor down at all. — Lair of a Book Dragon
[Sif] definitely has a gift for realistic world-building, and I definitely look forward to whatever she may come up with. — Turn That Page blog
I Am Traitor was gripping from the very first page... I couldn't put it down. — Be My Anchorr Blog
Sigmarsdottir does an excellent job of balancing the personal conflicts with the big picture... it's funny and sweet-hearted too, and there's light in the darkness — Jonathan Hatfull, SciFiNow Magazine
The book is a great read, weaving a teenage love story deftly into a fast-paced adventure story, with a modern teenager out of her depth but still doing her best to try to save her world. — Crime Review
Sigmarsdottir does an excellent job of balancing the personal conflicts with the horror of the big picture. It's funny and sweethearted too, and there's light in the darkness. — SciFi Now