The Tube Riders (Tube Riders Trilogy #1) [NOOK Book]

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Beneath the dark streets of London they played a dangerous game with trains. Now it is their only chance for survival...

Mega Britain in 2075 is a dangerous place. A man known only as the Governor rules the country with an iron hand, but within the towering perimeter walls of London Greater Urban Area anarchy spreads unchecked through the streets.

In the abandoned London Underground station of St. Cannerwells, a group of misfits calling ...

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The Tube Riders (Tube Riders Trilogy #1)

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Overview

Beneath the dark streets of London they played a dangerous game with trains. Now it is their only chance for survival...

Mega Britain in 2075 is a dangerous place. A man known only as the Governor rules the country with an iron hand, but within the towering perimeter walls of London Greater Urban Area anarchy spreads unchecked through the streets.

In the abandoned London Underground station of St. Cannerwells, a group of misfits calling themselves the Tube Riders seek to forget the chaos by playing a dangerous game with trains. Marta is their leader, a girl haunted by her brother's disappearance. Of the others, Paul lives only to protect his little brother Owen, while Simon is trying to hold on to his relationship with Jess, daughter of a government official. Guarding them all is Switch, a man with a flickering eye and a faster knife, who cares only about preserving the legacy of the Tube Riders. Together, they are family.

Everything changes the day they are attacked by a rival gang. While escaping, they witness an event that could bring war down on Mega Britain. Suddenly they are fleeing for their lives, pursued not only by their rivals, but by the brutal Department of Civil Affairs, government killing machines known as Huntsmen, and finally by the inhuman Governor himself.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940044330597
  • Publisher: AMMFA Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/20/2013
  • Series: Tube Riders , #1
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 3,179
  • File size: 2 MB

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  • Posted September 25, 2012

    Review of The Tube Riders by Chris Ward An amazing adventure th

    Review of The Tube Riders by Chris Ward

    An amazing adventure through a dystopian futuristic Britain that I sincerely hope no one ever lives to witness, “The Tube Riders” is an immensely creative and thoroughly imagined, riveting novel. I couldn’t step away and I doubt any other reader could. Marta, Simon, Paul, Jess, Switch, and later Paul’s brother Owen, and young Carl, undergo danger, horror, adrenaline surges, friendship, family loyalty, deaths galore-and what doesn’t kill them does indeed make them stronger. “The Tube Riders” possesses incredible characters, and not just the “heroes.” No, even the “villains”: Dreggo, Clayton, the Huntsmen, Dr. Karmski, and the mysterious, elusive, incredibly powerful Governor of Mega Britain, are vividly imaged and truly four-dimensional.

    Author Chris Ward weaves Dystopian society and culture with a natural outgrowth of the current rush-to-collapse seen in some segments of contemporary society, and with the history of decades of scientific experimentation, vivisection, and genetic engineering and manipulation. The quest to engineer a “Super-Man” in the Nietzschean sense is well more than a century old, but in the deft hands of this author, the quest reaches a horribly ugly but effective conclusion.

    I was provided with an e-book copy of this novel by the author, Chris Ward, on Sept. 12, 2012, via the Goodreads Group Making Connections, in exchange for my fair and impartial review.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 14, 2014

    Dont miss out!

    This book was an enjoyable read! Fell in love with all the tube rider characters. Since I am not a grammer natzi, I never noticed any grammer or puncuation mistakes because the story was so engaging, and exciting that it didn't matter to me! I am looking forward to the next book!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 4, 2014

    Wow!

    Excellent creation of british dystopian future.
    Needs to be made into a movie!
    Just bought books 2 & 3.

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  • Posted March 31, 2014

    A real page turner.

    A view of the not too distant future in England. There are changes that might seem small at first....

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  • Posted March 28, 2014

    couldn't get into.

    gave up in first chapter. not vey clear.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 22, 2014

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    Great read as well as free !

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2014

    Great book

    Very imaginative, really draws you in to a futuristic world that is scary and perhaps often a little to close to reality!
    I'm off to buy the next one!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 15, 2014

    Great book

    Keeps you wondering what will happen. You are drawn to the characters.

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  • Posted March 12, 2014

    Enjoyed reading this. Hard to put it down. Good character devel

    Enjoyed reading this. Hard to put it down. Good character development. Action packed. I would recommend this book.

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    Posted March 28, 2014

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