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Himalayan Kidnap

Himalayan Kidnap

Author(s): Jane Wilson-Howarth

Location(s): Nepal

Genre(s): Young Adult, Adventure

Era(s): Modern

When sixteen year old Alexs parents ask him to deliver a mysterious package to their animal research camp in the Nepalese jungle, he and his twelve-year old brother James do not know the trouble they are about to face. An unsuccessful ransom payment leads to an arduous journey through the crisp forests of the wild west of Nepal in pursuit of the terrorists who have kidnapped their parents. Even with the help of their friend Atti, how can three children rescue the parents from armed kidnappers?

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A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

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