In which the protagonist usually takes a risky turn, which leads to desperate situations including explosions, fight scenes or daring escapes. These include spy fiction and espionage, and stories about wars or battles.
Stormbreaker By Anthony Horowitz They told him his uncle died in a car accident. Fourteen-year-old Alex knows that’s a lie, and the bullet holes in his uncle’s windshield confirm his suspicions. But nothing prepares him for the news that the uncle he always thought he knew was really a spy for MI6–
Kill Game (Fearless FBI By Francine Pascal The greatest weapon against a serial killer? — A girl with no fear. Gaia Moore isn’t like anyone else in the world. She’s trained in ten different martial arts. She has a sharp mind, and an even sharper tongue.
'Traitor (Boy Soldier, by Andy McNab and Robert Rigby: A boy who believes his grandfather to be a traitor, a spy who turned against England and then disappeared, tracks down his grandfather and finds out the truth.
The Recruit: By Robert Muchamore CHERUB agents are all seventeen and under. They wear skate tees and hemp, and look like regular kids. They are trained professionals who are sent out on missions to spy on terrorists.