May 7th saw the release, by Disney-Hyperion, of Eoin Colfer‘s newest tale, W.A.R.P, or Witness Anonymous Relocation Program, book 1: The Reluctant Assassin (“…sounds like they threw in Aanonymous to fit the name…[or they'd just] have WRP.”). An excellent following to the famous Artemis Fowl series, this next blockbuster is defined, by Colfer, as “Oliver Twist meets The Matrix,” and I have to agree.
Young F.B.I. agent Chevron Savano is sent to London, on an assignment that is meant to doom her career. Instead, she finds herself in the middle of a time-jumping tale between present day, and 1898 Victorian, London. Partnered with Riley, the reluctant assassin, the pair search to find Chevie a way home. Riley’s mentor, Albert Garrick, is the one to stay away from, whose own travel between time has caused certain anomaly’s in him, making him scarier than he already was. Read the rest of this entry »