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Oct 09, 2012
| ISBN 9780440422419
| Young Adult
Dec 27, 2011
| ISBN 9780375898099
| Young Adult
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Oct 09, 2012 | ISBN 9780440422419 | Young Adult
Dec 27, 2011 | ISBN 9780375898099 | Young Adult
In the third novel by David Gilman starring Max Gordon, death has come to Dartmoor High. A student at Max’s boarding school is found bloodied and lifeless in the London Underground. The dead boy was carrying an envelope with Max’s name on it . . . an envelope that contains a mysterious clue about Max’s mother’s death.Max has to find out the truth. His search takes him from the desolate hills of England to the endangered rain forest of Central America, where drug smugglers, deadly crocodiles, man-eating snakes, and flesh-stripping piranhas wait at every turn. But Max can’t—won’t—quit now. The answer Max Gordon is willing to die for lies deep within the heart of the dangerous forest. Will he stay alive long enough to reach it?Cold-blooded killers. Deadly creatures in the night. Bone-crunching fear. For Max Gordon, there’s no such thing as normal anymore.
Deep in the London underground, a train shudders across an unseen body. Days later, on the bleakness of Dartmoor, Max Gordon learns of a fellow student’s death in the capital. Danny Maguire was carrying an envelope with Max’s name on it—containing the secret of Max’s mother’s death. The clues take Max into the endangered rainforest of Central America where, hunted down by a ruthless killer, he must also escape the jaws of deadly crocodiles and flesh-eating piranhas. The truth Max is desperately trying to uncover lies deep within the dangerous forest’s heart . . . if only he can stay alive to reach it.The third & final novel in David Gilman’s supercharged sophisticated adventure series, perfect for fans of Anthony Horowitz, James Patterson, and the Jason Bourne movies.
I had so many flights of fancy while I was growing up, I should have enough air miles for life.Stop daydreaming! Concentrate! Words that still echo from my childhood. “Leave me alone– I like watching clouds,” I wanted to shout… More about David Gilman
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