Takedown by Joyce Sweeney

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When Joe Anderson finally talks his mom into letting him have some friends over without adult supervision, he gets more excitement than he bargained for. Just as Joe, his twin sister, and their friends settle in to watch a wrestling match on TV, an uninvited guest shows up––escaped killer Quentin Charles Dorn! Held hostage with along with his friends, Joe turns to thoughts of his hero, wrestler Jack Shine. Are there lessons in the ring that can work in the real world? Or will Joe risk everyone’s life trying to be a hero? This fast-paced thriller will keep readers guessing right up to the final bell!
 

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Joyce Sweeney is a Marshall Cavendish author.
 
Published October 1, 2004 by Cavendish Square Publishing. 202 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In this corker of a hostage drama laced with humor, 13-year-old Joe watches professional wrestling with his buddies when Charlie Dorn, a murderer on a rampage, bluffs his way into Joe’s house.

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