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Into the Jungle

(2019)
A novel by

 
 
In this pulse-pounding thriller from the author of The River at Night, a young woman leaves behind everything she knows to take on the jungle of Bolivia, but her excursion abroad quickly turns into a fight for her life.

Nineteen-year-old Lily Bushwold thought she'd found the antidote to endless foster care and group homes: a teaching job in Cochabamba, Bolivia. As soon as she could steal enough cash for the plane, she was on it.

When the gig falls through and Lily stays in Bolivia, she finds bonding with other broke, rudderless girls at the local youth hostel isn't the life she wants either. Hustling and world-weary already, crazy love finds her in the form she least expects: Omar, a savvy, handsome local man who'd abandoned his life as a hunter in Ayachero -- a remote jungle village -- to try his hand at city life.

When Omar learns that a jaguar has killed his four-year-old nephew in Ayachero, he gives Lily a choice: Stay alone in the unforgiving city, or travel to the last in a string of ever-more-isolated river towns in the jungles of Bolivia. Thirty-foot anaconda? Puppy-sized spiders? Vengeful shamans with unspeakable powers? Love-struck Lily is oblivious. She follows Omar to this ruthless new world of lawless poachers, bullheaded missionaries, and desperate indigenous tribes driven to the brink of extinction. To survive, Lily must navigate the jungle -- its wonders as well as its terrors -- using only her wits and resilience.

Primal, gripping, and terrifying, Into the Jungle features Erica Ferencik's signature ''visceral, white-knuckle'' (Entertainment Weekly) prose that will sink its fangs into you and not let go.

Genre: Thriller

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Hardback Editions

June 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Into the Jungle (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)
Author(s): Erica Ferencik
ISBN: 1-4328-6462-9 / 978-1-4328-6462-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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May 2019 : USA Hardback
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Title: Into the Jungle
Author(s): Erica Ferencik
ISBN: 1-5011-6892-4 / 978-1-5011-6892-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press
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Audio Editions

May 2019 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Into the Jungle
Author(s): Erica Ferencik
ISBN: 1-5082-6786-3 / 978-1-5082-6786-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio and Blackstone Audio
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May 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Into the Jungle
Author(s): Erica Ferencik
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
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May 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Into the Jungle
Author(s): Erica Ferencik
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May 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Into the Jungle
Author(s): Erica Ferencik
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio UK
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Kindle Editions

May 2019 : USA, Australia, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Into the Jungle
Author(s): Erica Ferencik
Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press
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May 2019 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Into the Jungle
Author(s): Erica Ferencik
Publisher: Gallery/Scout Press
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