Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. So where has Bell been? Taylor Sorenson, the son of a diplomat, is kidnapped and forced to walk up the Ho Chi Minh Trail by Phuong, from the North Vietnamese Army. They realize that Taylor’s dad is an American soldier, so they put him on the Ho Chi Mingh Trail. He read through it quickly, which is a good sign, but he also said it was a violent book which I agree. The last place on earth Taylor Sorenson wants to be is in Saigon in the middle of the Vietnam War. The second Dustlands book, Rebel Heart, was a finalist in Canada for the Sunburst Prize, BC Stellar Award and Monica Hughes Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy. It doesn't get an better than this. Reviewed in the United States on September 6, 2018. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. The horrors of war are not held back in this riveting well researched Vietnam War novel. Adults fine. After their arrival, some of the soldiers realize who Taylor is and with this revelation decide to transport him along the infamous Ho Ching Ming Trail where Taylor first handedly witnesses the grimness of the Vietnam War. Hope you get down here again, and soon. We don’t share your credit card details with third-party sellers, and we don’t sell your information to others. Like it's in my bones. I love this mottly crew...& they are all in this book, Logan, Steel, Rennie & even my little favourite Tufty Quirrel! I hope so and look forward to the next in the series which will be out soon! On Blood Road is a book about Taylor Sorenson. To be sure it leans towards the anti-war mentality but it gives a balanced presentation. 6-8, 9-12 Genre. Never. The two MPs are killed right in front of Taylor's eyes. St. Petersburg, Florida 33716 Tallahassee 1731 Riggins Road Tallahassee, FL 32308 Orlando 8669 Commodity Circle Orlando, Florida 32819 Ft. Lauderdale 3000 W Cypress Creek Road Despite his initial plan to enjoy the city, a small act of rebellion quickly accumulated into one of the most life changing days of young Taylor’s life. Please try your request again later. My 13 year old read it and asked me to read it. We’d love your help. A troubled teen faces life and death in the wilderness. While being taken to North Vietnam via the Ho Chi Minh Trail, Taylor escapes. Inspire a love of reading with Amazon Book Box for Kids. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. By Steve Watkins. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Warning: this is not for the faint-hearted or weak-stomached. The main character’s name is Taylor Sorenson. Engaging Vietnam war story, but shows only one side in my opinion. Fortunately, both Phuong and Taylor speak French, which means that they can communicate. Maybe closer to 4.5 actual rating. I enjoyed this book for its action packed storyline along with its grim nature. You may be charged a restocking fee up to 50% of item's price for used or damaged returns and up to 100% for materially different item. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Error rating book. He investigates the recent death of a DI who had killed himself two years before (it is complicated) and the apparent suicide of a maverick detective who had been working a missing child case. Entertaining, funny, sharp, and with an engrossing and plausible mystery. Most of the time he can, until his mom takes him to South Vietnam to celebrate his dad's 50th birthday. Logan McRae is back dealing with Rennie, Tufty, and Steele, while they cover a baffling case. US edition. How can anyone describe this as dull, boring, puerile, silly etc; is it distaste for the subject matter? As a punishment, his Mom sends him to a base in Vietnam, where his Dad is stationed for the war. Some of the descriptions are a bit more graphic than I would like for a 10 yr old, but it is about war and even Scholastic recommends 12 for a minimum age. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. After their arrival, some of the soldiers realize who Taylor is and with this revelation decide to transport him along the infamous Ho Ching Ming Trail where Taylor first handedly witnesses the grimness of the Vietnam War. Taylor is a 17 year old guy from New York who likes to party. check it out at the library and save your money :(, Reviewed in the United States on July 1, 2019. The North Vietnamese know who h. Taylor is a bit of a rebellious teen. Despite his initial plan to enjoy the city, a small act of rebellion quickly accumulated into one of the most life changing days of young Taylor’s life. They send him on the Ho Chi Minh trail but Taylor has no idea where he is going and the pe. But he quickly finds himself kidnapped by North Vietnamese soldiers and hauled off into the jungle. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. The Dustlands books are published in 30 countries. He is able to overcome his injuries, and his life goes back to the way it once was. The main character’s name is Taylor Sorenson. I dunno how to be without him. They have to eat snakes, buffalo, and other animals in order to survive the dangerous trail. Please try your request again later. It's ridiculous. ON BLOOD ROAD A VIETNAM WAR NOVEL. I bought no. Please try again. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. We work hard to protect your security and privacy. The action scenes, as always, are superbly written and the dialogue is cracking! And DI Bell turns up dead in a crashed car. Outstanding book. But the deeper Logan digs, the more bones he uncovers – and there are people out there who’ll kill to keep those skeletons buried. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published I don't know practical his plans are to find the bombs that haven't exploded, but at least he has a life purpose, and will never return to being that selfish, self-absorbed, privileged teen he once was. Sixteen-year-old Taylor Sorenson has flown to Saigon, Vietnam, with his mother who wants his father to take him to task for his recent behavior. Teens fine. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, This title is not currently available for purchase. They've all been great books with smart humor, great plots and characters. Reviewed in the United States on December 17, 2018. The subject matter is certainly distressing, but brilliantly handled. A well written account of the horrors of the Vietnam war. We ain't never bin apart till now. One night, during an embassy dinner, he decides to sneak out to see the Tet celebrations in the city. Taylor Sorenson, is a 17 year old boy who thinks he can get away with sneaking out at night. The only problem is Bell died two years ago and was buried with full police honours. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. He just wants to have fun, while his mom is all stiff and his dad is off in Vietnam doing his military thing. Loved meeting you in London earlier this year, and earlier at Norwich. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 13, 2018. I decided to read this book over the break because I am usually into action books or mystery books and I like wanted to know more about what happened in Vietnam. As an investigation is launched into Bell’s stabbing, Logan digs into his past. Will she ask for help before it's too late? The Blood Road is his best work yet' Scotland on Sunday, ‘Dark and gripping. There's a problem loading this menu right now. There's a problem loading this menu right now. This punishment was not very effective as Taylor sneaks out again to watch a celebration in the city which went bad. To see what your friends thought of this book. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Dear author please keep them coming. In the USA it won a Cybils Award for Fantasy and Science Fiction and was an ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults book. Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction. This addition to the series is terrific. by Scholastic Press. My 11 year old son picked out this book at a school book fair. When attempting to visit a local night club, the boy is captured by Viet Cong soldiers who transport him and many other prisoners to a remote location. His Mom unexpectedly yanks him from school and hauls him to the other side of the world to visit his Dad in Saigon for his Dad's birthday. Taylor is a bit of a rebellious teen. Or they thought they did. In this book something that I wanted to see and expected was gore and not much compassion because this is war there won’t be many people willing to help out, but I was also expecting the tiny bits of wins and hope.

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