Codename Firefly is the stunning dark and thrilling new release from one of our favourite authors CJ Daugherty. It returns to the beloved world of Night School and it follows the prime minister’s daughter in an elite boarding school after an assassination attempt. It’s perfect for YA readers. It also has a political backdrop filled with intrigue and tackles important mental health issues including anxiety and panic attacks.
Gray Langtry is on the run. As the only child of the British Prime Minister, Gray’s life has been in turmoil ever since her mother was chosen to lead the country. Both she and her mother are targets of a Russian assassination plot. And what’s worse, members of her mother’s own cabinet are involved. A team of bodyguards never leaves her side. The press attention is relentless. And then there are the death threats.
Now, after an attempt on Gray’s life, she has been moved to an elite boarding school in the British countryside. Shielded by high walls and locked gates, Gray finally feels safe, but the plotters are still hunting, and soon they will find her. Gray’s personal bodyguard, Julia, and the school’s young headmistress are determined to protect her. They both know how dangerous things are. The assassins searching for Gray are highly trained. And when they arrive they will aim to kill. Dylan, a mysterious American student, seems to know more than he should – but he’s always there when Gray needs him. Can she trust him? Can she trust anyone?
As winter closes in and darkness falls, Gray will have to think fast.
The hunters are coming.
Codename Firefly is the second book that follows the story of Gray Langtry. It’s also just as intriguing as a standalone book as CJ Daugherty does a fantastic job of recapping events of the previous book so new readers do not feel like they have missed anything.
If you love books filled with mystery, intrigue and a bit of romance thrown in, then Codename Firefly is a book you need to add to your to-read list. It grips you from the first page throwing you headfirst into the life of Gray Langtry. Then because you become hooked you will go back and read Number 10, and the entire Night School series. It’s just that good!
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