Island
C.L. Taylor, Read by Olivia Dowd, Sam Newton and Sarah Ovens

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Narrated By: Olivia Dowd, Sam Newton, Sarah Ovens

Duration: 7 hours and 38 minutes

What to expect

Lost meets The Hunger Games in the thrilling new young adult novel from C.L. Taylor, the Sunday Times and million-copy bestselling author.

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Welcome to The Island.

Where your worst fears are about to come true…

It was supposed to be the perfect holiday: a week-long trip for six teenage friends on a remote tropical island.

But when their guide dies of a stroke leaving them stranded, the trip of a lifetime turns into a nightmare.

Because someone on the island knows each of the group’s worst fears. And one by one, they’re becoming a reality.

Seven days in paradise. A deadly secret.

Who will make it off the island alive?

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Readers love C. L. Taylor’s gripping YA novels:

'What a fabulous storyline. A heart-popping, fast-paced page-turner from start to finish.'

'A cracking, well-informed and interesting storyline. Simply excellent. C.L. Taylor has done it again!'

'A brilliant step into the YA world.'

'From the beginning I was hooked. Twists and turns really pull you in and you find yourself on a roller coaster ride of emotions.'

'I was gripped from start to finish!'

'The concept was brilliant; I really loved the twist turns and tension. Brilliantly written and a delight to read.'

Genre

Children's / Teenage: Thrillers, Children's / Teenage: General fiction, Children's / Teenage: Romance, love & relationships stories

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Your favourite authors are loving The Island

‘Kept me awake long after I’d finished reading – terrifyingly good!’ Tamsyn Murray

‘Completely gripping’ Bella

‘A fantastic YA tale with a claustrophobic setting and a cast of characters who each have something to hide. I couldn’t put it down’ Chris McDonald

Praise for The Treatment:

‘This gripping book will keep you hooked, whatever your age.’ Fabulous magazine

‘A truly heart-pounding page turner for young adults, with a brilliant climax.’ New! magazine

‘This gripping book will keep you hooked, whatever your age.’
Fabulous magazine

‘Suspense, suspicion and sinister secrets abound in this accomplished YA debut.’ Lovereading.co.uk

‘Creepy, chilling and thrilling – The Treatment will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very last sentence.' Tamsyn Murray, author of Instructions for a Second-Hand Heart.

‘A gripping look into a nightmare future.’ Caroline Green author of Dark Ride