Cloudburst: A Jack Courtney Adventure (UK Edition)
Brand new Wilbur Smith series for readers of 10+ –starring fourteen-year-old Jack Courtney.Jack Courtney has lived in the UK his whole life. But thissummer his parents are travelling to the Democratic Republic of theCongo for a gorilla conference, and they've promised to take Jackand his friends with them.When his parents go missing in the rainforest, abducted bymercenaries, nobody seems to have any answers. Jack is pretty surethat it's got something to do with the nearby tantalum mines, buthe needs to prove it. Along with Amelia and Xander, Jack must bravethe jungle to save his parents. Standing in his way is a member ofhis own family - Caleb Courtney.There are western gorillas, forest elephants and hippos. Butthere are also bandits, mercenaries and poachers. The three friendswill need their wits about them if they are not only to save Jack'sparents, but their own lives too.