Escape from Shadow Island by Paul Adam
  

Escape from Shadow Island

Written by Paul Adam

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Searching for the truth about his parents, Max shows great courage in the face of danger. He is helped by his absolute belief that his father is still alive and therefore that his mother didn’t kill him. He is also helped by his great powers as an escapologist. But Max’s search is fraught with difficulty and staying safe is little short of a miracle.

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Escape from Shadow Island by Paul Adam

Max is an ordinary north London schoolboy by day, but at night he performs sell-out public shows as an escapologist. Max's mother, Helen, was convicted of murdering his father. One evening, a mysterious man from Santo Domingo - Lopez-Vega tells Max that his mother's trial was rigged. When Max goes to the hotel, he finds Lopez-Vega dead.


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It is written in clear, punchy prose and displays Adam's talent for tension. It is somewhere that Charlie Higson fans might go next The Sunday Times It's pacy and exciting and very accessible. Fans of high octane adventure are going to enjoy reading about Max Cassidy thebookbag.co.uk Thrilling Bournemouth Daily Echo Paul Adam's Escape From Shadow Island ... hits all the right notes for a rip-roaring adventure Sunday Business Post

About the Author

Paul Adam

Paul Adam has written ten critically-acclaimed thrillers for adults, and is currently working on a series of thrillers for children.

Paul has also written television and film scripts. He lives in Sheffield with his wife and two sons.

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Format

Paperback
288 pages

Author

Paul Adam
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Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication date

2nd July 2009

ISBN

9780552563031

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