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Think Alex Rider meets Houdini and you've got Escape from Shadow Island. The first book in a fantastic, fast and furious new action-adventure series.
Paul Adam studied law but then decided to write, starting hiscareer as a journalist. He has written ten thrillers for a grown-up audience that have sold widely around the world and have been translated into several foreign languages. Reviews have called his adult books, 'Brilliantly imagined, fiercely authentic and wholly gripping'. Escape From Shadow Island is Paul's first book for children. He lives with his wife and sons in Sheffield.
"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 *