Written by Ann Kelley
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A camping trip on a beautiful tropical island should have been idyllic for the girl cadets. There were no parents, no teachers – just Layla Campbell who wasn’t that old and who treated the girls as equals. Pitching their tents under the stars, the excited girls are full of optimism. Within just a few hours, everything is changed. How the girls survive the terrible storm and its devastating effects and how Bonnie, the sensible, calm and well-prepared narrator, takes on responsibilities watching in disgust as Layla Campbell falls apart gives a vivid insight into the complex dynamics when an adventure goes so terribly wrong.
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Koh Tabu by Ann Kelley
Wonderful day, wonderful island - THE WRONG ISLAND, but who cares? For Bonnie MacDonald it didn't matter that they'd blown off course. She and her friends were off on an adventure to a beautiful tropical island and there were no parents or teachers to spoil things. There was Layla Campbell, of course, but she didn't count as a proper grown-up - she was so cool, so beautiful, and treated the girls as equals, not like children. But how can a place go from paradise to hell in just one night? How can life go from being a wonderful adventure to a desperate struggle to survive? Sun... sea... sand... destruction... danger... death...
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1st April 2010
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