Scott Free

Scott Free

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When Scott O'Toole accepts a lift in a Cessna to a late-night concert, the plane crashes in a storm, the pilot is killed and Scott finds himself lost and alone in a frozen wilderness. Miles from anywhere and anyone, at the mercy of the brutal elements, he must dig deep to survive. While his father frantically rallies the rescue workers, Scott, in a desperate bid for shelter, stumbles on a remote, inhabited cabin and thinks his troubles are over. But arriving in the midst of a horrific crime only he can prevent, Scott soon discovers that his terror has only just begunshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 114 x 185 x 24mm | 198g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0141010800
  • 9780141010809

Author information

John Gilstrap is the author of Nathan's Run, At All Costs and Even Steven.show more

Review Text

Sixteen-year-old Scott O`Toole has to call on all his survival techniques when the small plane he`s travelling in crashes in a frozen wilderness and the pilot is killed. But this is only the beginning of his problems. Ten miles away, in an isolated cabin, resides a man with an assortment of names, an arsenal of weaponry in a secret room, and who is embarked on a deadly mission. Scott`s divorced parents - always at loggerheads over their son - are distraught. His mother is the best-selling author of pop-psychology books. Her readers are going to be watching closely to see how she deals with a major personal crisis. Scott`s father has his work cut out trying to galvanise the authorities into action when the local police chief has the additional headaches of a visiting US President and the mysterious death of a truck driver to contend with as well as the missing teenager. Lock the doors. Unplug the phone. This unputdownable thriller is a tour de force. (Kirkus UK)show more

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