Max Cassidy: Escape from Shadow Island

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Harper Collins, Feb 16, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 304 pages
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Max Cassidy can escape from anything

Only fourteen years old, Max is the world's foremost escape artist. Chained, handcuffed, locked in an airtight water tank, there's nothing he can't get himself out of. He learned the art from his father—a man who just two years ago was murdered, and Max's mother went to jail for the crime.

Now a mysterious man has shown up backstage after one of Max's shows, telling Max that not only is his mother innocent, but his father is still alive. He can provide only one clue: a slip of paper with eight digits written on it. It is this clue that will lead Max from his home in London to the exotic and deadly Central American country of Santo Domingo and the impenetrable fortress on the sinister Isla de Sombra.

Max Cassidy can escape from anything—but given the chance to finally know the truth about what has torn his family apart, escape from Shadow Island is the last thing on his mind.

 

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Review: Escape from Shadow Island (Max Cassidy #1)

User Review  - Carmen - Goodreads

This book feels it is necessary to explain what the definition of “implode” is, and than 20 pages later uses the word “soporific” without any explanation. I don't know if the author thinks he is ... Read full review

Review: Escape from Shadow Island (Max Cassidy #1)

User Review  - Miac - Goodreads

This book keeps you on the edge of your seat when you read this adventurous book. This book is a great book for dangerous adventures that keep you thinking what is going to happen next. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
15
Section 3
30
Section 4
48
Section 5
67
Section 6
84
Section 7
99
Section 8
116
Section 12
167
Section 13
183
Section 14
199
Section 15
211
Section 16
230
Section 17
243
Section 18
255
Section 19
266

Section 9
126
Section 10
146
Section 11
157
Section 20
284
Section 21
297
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About the author (2010)

Paul Adam is a writer of adult thrillers. This is his first book for children. He lives in Sheffield, England, with his wife and two sons.

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