Remote Control

Remote Control

by Jack Heath

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Agent Six of Hearts has never had so much to lose, in this second thriller from Jack Heath. Agent Six of Hearts, 16-year-old superhuman, is on a mission. His brother Kyntak has been kidnapped. A strange and sinister new figure is rising in power. Six is suspected of being a double agent. The Deck has been put into lockdown by the Queen of Spades. A mysterious girl has appeared who acts as Six's guardian angel. Who can he trust? As the clock ticks steadily against Kyntak's life, Six of Hearts is on the run: from his past, from his fellow agents at the Deck, even from his own DNA....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545283199
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 06/01/2010
Sold by: Scholastic, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 387 KB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jack Heath is the award-winning author of six action-packed thrillers for young adults. He started writing his first novel, The Lab, at age 13. He lives in Australia. Visit him online at

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Remote Control 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 18 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book is truly thrilling. It makes u imagine and think about how Agent 6 could do any of this. And it makes you want to be him as well.
TeensReadToo More than 1 year ago
"The first thing he saw was a soldier with a megaphone leaning through the second-floor window of one of the buildings; the second was the sixteen snipers aiming at him from the windows all around." Events like the one above are fairly commonplace for Agent Six in REMOTE CONTROL, the sequel to Jack Heath's THE LAB. It is filled with heart-stopping images just like it. The world is still controlled by ChaoSonic, and Six is still struggling to survive as he battles evil without the use of deadly force. This time his identical twin is kidnapped by a new villain named Vanish. Vanish mistakenly believes he has kidnapped Six and is asking for a ransom - or the teen will be killed. As Six begins the Mission to rescue his brother, he encounters a new individual, a mysterious girl. She keeps herself hidden but offers survival advice, which Six finds quite confusing but useful if he is able to unlock the cryptic clues. Adding difficulty to his mission is the fact that the Deck has been compromised, leaving Six completely on his own. With no one to trust, he must keep track of everyone and can't rely on anyone. Readers looking for non-stop action, violence, and intrigue should pick up a copy of REMOTE CONTROL as soon as possible. Jack Heath has a real knack for creating 007-type gadgets backed by spy-thriller adventures, and Agent Six's superhuman skills are sure to please.
Holy_man911 More than 1 year ago
I always was in to spy books and this one tops the list. Meet agent six of Hearts a genetical enginered super soldier developed by a corrupt goverment. Now that he escaped the orginazation and is 16 he will do more than his part to take down that orginazation. Now that he works for the Deck (A secret orginazation Chaosonic doesnt now about) he goes undercover to take down Chaosonic and more importantly the lab the enginered him.
HARRYPOTTER86 More than 1 year ago
I love this book. The first one rocked, but it was basically one action scene to the next. The story developed a bit later. Here, the action pulls the story forward. It's basically a story where an innocent hero is being chased, where you would think it's cliche'. It's not. The story is well paced and complex. How it's executed is the amazing part. The details are amazingly vivid. Good for teens 13 and over.
Zuanie More than 1 year ago
...if not even better. In the second book, Six and his comrades confront much more dangerous and sinister villains. When worse comes to worst, Kyntak is kidnapped by an anonymous organization, the Deck suspects Six of being a double agent, danger and mystery ensues one another. The plot promises action-packed and intriguing scenarios. Even with rich details, the writing flows really fast and engages me from the beginning. Also, you'll get to see Six's and Kyntak's character development which make them more appealing. Overall, I think the book is a good read if you enjoy action fiction fueled with detective elements.
JeSouhaite on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
The second book in this series featuring the genetically engineered superhuman, Six of Hearts, is even better than the first. The action sequences are intense and the story gets more complex. His brother has been kidnapped, his own agency thinks he¿s a double agent¿but Six does what he does best¿comes out on top despite all the obstacles in his way and against all logic. Fantastic! Ages 13+
JRlibrary on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Six's brother, Kyntak, is kidnapped by an unknown enemy, and Six is the only person who has a chance at getting him back. If you loved "The Lab", you'll enjoy this book as well. There's twists and turns and the enemy doesn't want what you think they want. Clearly, there's going to be a third book, so I won't say more cause I don't want to spoil anything for you. Definitely read book one first.
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