Cloudburst : A Jack Courtney Adventure-9781848128538

Cloudburst : A Jack Courtney Adventure

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Author: Smith, Wilbur

Adventure stories (Children's/YA)

Published on 19 March 2020 by TEMPLAR PUBLISHING (Piccadilly Press) in the United Kingdom as part of 'the Jack Courtney Adventures' series.

Paperback | 336 pages
129 x 197 x 19 | 252g

Brand new Wilbur Smith series for readers of 10+ - starring fourteen-year-old Jack Courtney.

Share the adventure with a new generation this Christmas!Jack Courtney has lived in the UK his whole life. But this summer his parents are travelling to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for a gorilla conference, and they've promised to take Jack and his friends with them. When his parents go missing in the rainforest, abducted by mercenaries, nobody seems to have any answers. Jack is pretty sure that it's got something to do with the nearby tantalum mines, but he needs to prove it. Along with Amelia and Xander, Jack must brave the jungle to save his parents. Standing in his way is a member of his own family - Caleb Courtney.

There are western gorillas, forest elephants and hippos. But there are also bandits, mercenaries and poachers. The three friends will need their wits about them if they are not only to save Jack's parents, but their own lives too.