Diamond Kahn & Woods Literary Agency
Walker Books
Publication date
July 1, 2021

SkyWake: Invasion

Author: Jamie Russell

Fifteen-year-old girl gamer Casey Henderson is obsessed with smash-hit game SkyWake – and she’s good at it, too. Little does she realize it’s actually an alien training tool created by the mysterious extra-terrestrial Red-Eyes. When the aliens swoop down on a national gaming tournament, Casey and her teammates discover they’re abducting the best gamers to fight in a distant alien war across the galaxy. Casey’s gaming skills are her best hope of stopping the aliens and rescuing her little brother – but first she and her online teammates must learn to work together in real life…

"A sugar-rush of 80s-style arcade action, as a team of plucky young gamers find themselves facing a real-life alien invasion. Pure dayglo delight." Tom Huddleston, author of FloodWorld
"A glorious mash-up of Die Hard, Ready Player One, and the best video game campaign never played! It's got so many great characters and it's so action-packed. Just a really great time." David Owen, author of Grief Angels
"I couldn't put it down. Magnificent!" Liz Hyder, author of Bearmouth