The Island (Paperback)C. L. Taylor (author)
- 10+ in stock
A group of teens find themselves abandoned on a sinister island with a mysterious stranger playing upon their darkest fears in this chilling YA page-turner from the author of Strangers.
Lost meets The Hunger Games in the thrilling new young adult novel from C.L. Taylor, the Sunday Times and million-copy bestselling author.
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?
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.'
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 280 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 24 mm
Your favourite authors are loving The Island
'Kept me awake long after I'd finished reading - terrifyingly good!' Tamsyn Murray
'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
'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
You may also be interested in...
“Fear wasn't on this holiday agenda!”
Jessie and her friends get more than they expect when a holiday of a lifetime goes badly wrong and their adventurous idyll is shattered. There is an unknown threat that is stalking them, creating fear & discord... More
“A lovely island, a group of friends...”
Thank you to the publishers for this early review copy.
An excellent YA / Teen thriller.
Great pace & tension throughout.
A trip to an island with your friends… what could possibly go wrong?
You won’t want to put... More
“Twists, turns and plenty of tension!”
This was absolutely brilliant! Ever since reading this a month ago, I have not stopped recommending this book and making sure people saved the publication date!! I love an untrustworthy narrator and in this, there are... More
Please sign in to write a review
Would you like to proceed to the App store to download the Waterstones App?
Please note that owing to current COVID-19 restrictions, many of our shops are closed. Find out more by clicking here.