WINNER OF THE PORTSMOUTH BOOK AWARD FOR LONGER NOVELS 2022
SHORTLISTED FOR THE CRIMEFEST AWARD FOR BEST CRIME NOVEL FOR YOUNG ADULTS 2021
WINNER OF THE WARWICKSHIRE YEAR 9 BOOK AWARDS 2021
SHORTLISTED FOR THE DUDLEY CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARD 2021
Lost meets The Hunger Games in this thrilling 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.'
Your favourite authors are loving The Island
‘Kept me awake long after I’d finished reading – terrifyingly good!’ Tamsyn Murray
‘Completely gripping’ Bella
‘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
‘This gripping book will keep you hooked, whatever your age.’
‘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
About the author
C.L. Taylor is a Sunday Times bestselling author. Her psychological thrillers have sold over a million copies in the UK alone, been translated into over twenty languages, and optioned for television. Her 2019 novel, Sleep, was a Richard and Judy pick. C.L. Taylor lives in Bristol with her partner and son.
I’m a fan but......
I’ve read all of CL Taylor’s books. This one isn’t bad but I can’t put my finger on why it didn’t always hold my attention. I feel things are becoming a little formulaic. A lot of authors seem to be so similar at the moment.