Event: Eoin Colfer
Time: 10amDate: Friday 27 September Place: Aspects Festival Marquee Price: £5Eoin Colfer, author of the million-selling Artemis Fowl series of children’s adventures, is bringing his fantastic new series to Bangor in the shape of Warp: The Reluctant Assassin, which is already another huge best-seller.The reluctant assassin in question is Riley, a Victorian boy who is suddenly plucked from his own time and whisked into the twenty-first century, accused of murder and forced 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.This new series comes from a master of children’s fiction whose first creation, Artemis Fowl, is adored the world over. Eoin was born in Wexford and worked as a teacher before the international success of Artemis Fowl. To date the majority of his works have featured on the New York Times best-seller lists. This is one not to be missed!