Phoenix Island by John Dixon audiobook

Phoenix Island

By John Dixon
Read by Kirby Heyborne

Simon & Schuster Audio
12.35 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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The story that inspired the CBS television show Intelligence. Phoenix Island was supposed to be a boot camp for troubled children. But as one boy learns, the secrets of this jungle are as vast as they are deadly. When sixteen-year-old boxing champ Carl Freeman jumps in to defend a helpless stranger, he winds up in real trouble—a two-year sentence at an isolated boot camp for orphans. Carl is determined to tough it out, earn a clean record, and get on with his life. Then kids start to die. Realizing Phoenix Island is actually a Spartan-style mercenary organization turning “throwaway kids” into super-soldier killers, Carl risks everything to save his friends and stop a madman bent on global destruction. 

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Summary

Summary

The story that inspired the CBS television show Intelligence. Phoenix Island was supposed to be a boot camp for troubled children. But as one boy learns, the secrets of this jungle are as vast as they are deadly.

When sixteen-year-old boxing champ Carl Freeman jumps in to defend a helpless stranger, he winds up in real trouble—a two-year sentence at an isolated boot camp for orphans. Carl is determined to tough it out, earn a clean record, and get on with his life. Then kids start to die.

Realizing Phoenix Island is actually a Spartan-style mercenary organization turning “throwaway kids” into super-soldier killers, Carl risks everything to save his friends and stop a madman bent on global destruction. 

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Filled with both menace and heart, Phoenix Island stands out in all the right ways.” Melissa Marr, New York Times bestselling author of Wicked Lovely
Lord of the Flies meets Wolverine and Cool Hand Luke. A tribute to the indomitable human spirit that challenges the mob and chooses values over expediency.” F. Paul Wilson, New York Times bestselling author of Nightworld
“Fast-paced and thoroughly engrossing—I could not put it down!”  Lissa Price, author of Starters

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Author

Author Bio: John Dixon

Author Bio: John Dixon

John Dixon is a former Golden Gloves boxer, youth services caseworker, prison tutor, and middle school English teacher.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 12.35
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English