The Reluctant Assassin

Eoin Colfer
science fiction, young adult
The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P. #1) - Eoin Colfer7.64

The reluctant assassin is Riley, a Victorian boy who is suddenly plucked from his own time and whisked into the twenty-first century, accused of murder and on the run.

Riley has been pulled into the FBI's covert W.A.R.P. operation (Witness Anonymous Relocation Program). He and young FBI Agent Chevie Savano are forced to flee terrifying assassin-for-hire Albert Garrick, who pursues Riley through time and will not stop until he has hunted him down. Barely staying one step ahead, Riley and Chevie must stay alive and stop Garrick returning to his own time with knowledge and power that could change the world forever.

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Release date: April 2013
Genres: science fiction, young adult
Tags: time travel
Average rating: 7.64/10
Total ratings: 73
Updated: August 24, 2021

W.A.R.P. :: Series

The Reluctant Assassin (W.A.R.P. #1)7.64
The Hangman's Revolution (W.A.R.P. #2)7.78
The Forever Man (W.A.R.P. #3)7.96


9/10 |
July 30, 2013
"Eoin Colfer". It is almost a new noun. People who read the Artemis Fowl series, Airman and other books written by him, know by now that he has a special way of writing. This has the characteristics of rather sarcastic humour, a he-narrator who, at ...