The Alcatraz Escape Book

The Alcatraz Escape Book

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Publisher's Synopsis

The Alcatraz Escape Book is a unique form of puzzle book, in which the reader must solve the riddles to escape the pages.

An exhilarating combination of escape room, puzzle book and adventure story, this book is inspired by the urban craze for escape rooms as well as the history surrounding America's most infamous prison.

Readers will take on the role of Scott Wilson, a member of an underground US environmental movement called the Wilderness, who has discovered that a farming lobby is illegally using toxic pesticides to sell large amounts of land cheaply to corrupt politicians. There is enough evidence safely tucked away in a secret location to bring these criminals to justice, but failed sting operation takes place which leaves an FBI agent dead and Scott framed for the murder.

Framed as a traitor and a murderer and sent to Alcatraz as a result, the reader must escape the forbidding, top-security jail, recover the lost evidence and stop the pollution and land sale before it's too late. Surrounded by the most notorious, dangerous and unpredictable inmates, the reader will quickly learn that their only means of escape will be from solving hidden puzzles using the code wheel left behind by the renowned criminal mastermind Robert Stroud - the famous Birdman of Alcatraz.

Nobody has ever escaped Alcatraz alive, and with time quickly running out, the reader will have to find unlikely allies who can help them break out and aid them when they come to face the perilous waters surrounding the prison in order to escape the Rock.

Combines riddles, logic puzzles, timed challenges, mathematical brain-teasers, maps and mazes.

Book information

ISBN: 9781781454787
Publisher: GMC Publications
Imprint: Ammonite Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 793.73
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 128
Weight: 276g
Height: 131mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 15mm