"Young Samurai: The Way of the Sword" is the second book in this blockbuster series by Chris Bradford. One year of training in samurai school and Jack Fletcher is in real trouble...Not only is he struggling to prepare for the "Circle of Three", an ancient ritual that tests a samurai's courage, skill and spirit to the limit, he's caught in a running battle with fellow student Kazuki and his gang. But these are the least of Jack's problems. He knows his deadly rival - the ninja Dragon Eye - could strike at any moment. Jack possesses the very thing he will kill for. Can Jack master the "Way of the Sword" in time to survive a fight to the death? "A fantastic adventure that floors the reader on page one and keeps them there until the end". (Eoin Colfer). Chris Bradford has trained in karate, kickboxing and samurai swordsmanship. He earned his black belt in Zen Kyo Shin Taijutsu, the secret fighting art of the ninja. Before writing the Young "Samurai" series, he was a professional musician and songwriter and has performed for HRH Queen Elizabeth II.