After twelve-year-old Jonathan Palmer's mother breaks her ankle on a family camping trip, Jonathan and his partially paralyzed younger sister Abby are left alone on a deserted island off of northern California. Then a devastating earthquake hits, and suddenly, Jonathan and Abby are fighting for their lives. Fast-paced and frighteningly believable, this is a sure bet for fans of wilderness adventures and thrillers alike.
"The tautly written story sustains the suspense without ever becoming melodramatic." — School Library Journal