Summary

The new novel by the author of the best-selling The World Walker series.
'My name is Daniel Harbin, and I'm a child of The Deterrent.'
What if a superhuman turned out not to be so super...or even human? Britain's superhero, The Deterrent, was unveiled to the world in 1979 and disappeared two years later. The truth about his origins has never been revealed. The rumours about his children - those that survived - and their mysterious abilities have never been confirmed. Until now.
Armed with a diary that reveals everything about The Deterrent's early years, Daniel Harbin - discovering powers of his own - finds himself dragged into the same secretive government department his famous father worked for. Can a halfhero be a better superhero than his father, or is Daniel making a terrible mistake? When the wrong people know what you're capable of, no matter how powerful you are, you're still in danger....
©2017 Ian Sainsbury (P)2018 Audible, Ltd
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"I've read it now, Children of the Deterrent that is and um...it's good. It's really good. Oh my days it's good.... From the opening page, I was seriously gripped. In fact, for the first time in years, I put my own work aside and pushed my deadlines back a bit to make time to read it. I even did that reader thing of going to bed early, just so I could get stuck back into it." (R R Haywood)
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5 out of 5 stars
By paul allison on 17-02-18

Not your average superhero story

This was the first book I’ve encountered by this author, it’s very well written and the narration is spot on.
The story moves along at a good pace and keeps the listener hooked throughout.
I’d recommend the book

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3 of 3 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By Teri on 26-04-18

Fantastic book!

Loved this book, I couldn’t stop listening which unfortunately meant I finished it too soon. I’m left wanting more...! Top narration too, really really fantastic!

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4 out of 5 stars
By ♡Louise♡ on 17-02-18

Really enjoyed

While it took me a few chapters to get into the book, and understand the rhythm of how it was written - once I did I couldn't stop listening:)
I liked the character (Chris, I think) who was reading us her diary of the events. She was a down to earth, funny character.
Definitely would recommend this book!

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5 out of 5 stars
By ABG on 19-05-18

Good story and good narration...

Wonderful story. Looking forward to listening to the next book in this series. Keep up the excellent work Mr. Sainsbury.

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