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Lost In Kakadu - Kendall Talbot

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An action adventure novel set in the Australian jungle where two unlikely people prove just how attractive opposites can be...

It’s pretentious socialite Abigail Mulholland’s worst nightmare when her plane crashes into an ancient Australian wilderness. Things go from bad to downright hellish when rescuers never come. As she battles to survive in an environment that’s as brutal as it is beautiful, Abigail finds herself also fighting her unlikely attraction to Mackenzie — another survivor, and a much younger man.

Mackenzie Steel is devastated by his partner’s death in the crash, the only person with whom he shared his painful past. Now, as he confronts his own demons, he finds he has a new battle on his hands: his growing feelings for Abigail, a woman who’s as frustratingly naïve as she is funny.

Fate brought them together, but they’ll need more than luck to escape Kakadu alive. Could the letters of a dead man hold the key to their survival?

About the Author

My life has been a crazy mix of work and play. My career was completely unguided. I’ve delivered pizzas and sold jewelry. I lost twelve years in a bank progressing from clerk to management. I was a personal assistant to a toffee-nosed polo player and now I’m a bookkeeper by day and book writer by night. One day I’ll give up my day job.

I love adventures that make me scream … white water rafting, snow skiing, jet skiing, canyoning, scuba diving with sharks and hang gliding are just a few. I hate apathy, laziness, people who think they’re better than everyone else and running out of wine. The only magazines I buy are National Geographic and National Geographic Traveler. I collect junky jewelry and expensive perfume and love wearing both every day.

I love cooking but rarely follow a recipe. I love my garden but my plants hate me. A good night out is with great friends and a fabulous bottle of wine or two. I love music but hate it too loud. I’d rather go to the movies than watch TV. There’s not too many foods I don’t like but I think potato is a waste of tummy space.

I’m a very slow reader but I love to read. I’ve tried to speed it up but I really enjoy savoring every word. Once upon a time I read every book to the end, but not anymore. Life is too precious to waste on a bad novel. When I was eleven I read Flowers in the Attic and I’ve been hooked on reading ever since. My reading choices are very eclectic. I read fiction and non-fiction and just about every genre.

Even after 28 years together I still love my hubby more every day. And my sons provide never ending joy and pride. My dog, Josie McLuvin is what I call a multi-shit… Maltese/shih tzu. Last of all I’m grateful that I’m mortal… it keeps me motivated.

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Lost In Kakadu
 
4.6

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  • Page-turner (9)
  • Engaging characters (8)
  • Well written (6)

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4.0

"Move over Crocodile Dundee"

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from Yeppoon. Qld. Australia

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

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    Comments about Lost In Kakadu:

    I am enjoying reading novels by Australian authors, I can identify with the locations the books are written about, having travelled all over Australia. I can visualise the written description.

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    4.0

    A gripping read

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    from Adelaide Aust.

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    • Engaging characters
    • Page-Turner
    • Well Written

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      Comments about Lost In Kakadu:

      I was totally absorbed in this book. I didn't put it down. The descriptions of thearea the plane crashed made me feel like I had been there.

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      4.0

      a good read for me.

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      from mooloolaba

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        Comments about Lost In Kakadu:

        first time e reader
        enjoyed the experience and ease of finding a book

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        5.0

        Great story line..

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        from port hedland wa

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        • Easy To Read
        • Engaging characters
        • Page-Turner
        • Well Written

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          • Older Readers
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          Comments about Lost In Kakadu:

          Great aussie writer

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          5.0

          Great read

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          from Brisbane

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            Comments about Lost In Kakadu:

            Great read. Enjoyed it so much, I wrote to the author to say thank you. I have never done that before xx

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            5.0

            Kakadu is a great book to get lost in.

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            from Brisbane

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            • Easy To Read
            • Engaging characters
            • Page-Turner

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              Comments about Lost In Kakadu:

              A story of grief, survival, endurance and undying love. What more could you want.

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              5.0

              brilliant read

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              from queensland

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              • Easy To Read
              • Engaging characters
              • Page-Turner

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                Comments about Lost In Kakadu:

                purchased as e book love the convienience of downloading and readin a.s.a.p

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                4.0

                good aussie outback read

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                from queensland

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                • Easy To Read
                • Engaging characters

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                • A Good Easy Read Book

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                • Travel Reading

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                5.0

                Great Read

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                from Canberra

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                • Easy To Read
                • Engaging characters
                • Page-Turner
                • Well Written

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                    Comments about Lost In Kakadu:

                    This book was a great read, it kept me up late and into the early mornings. I found it easy to read and enjoyed it. Can't wait until another is written by this author.

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                    5.0

                    can't wait for Kendall's next book

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                    from Wishart

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                    Pros

                    • Easy To Read
                    • Page-Turner
                    • Well Written

                    Cons

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                      • Travel Reading
                      • Younger Readers

                      Comments about Lost In Kakadu:

                      THIS WAS A GREAT READ,A FEW TWISTS AND SURPRISING PLOT LINES KEPT ME UP LATE,IT ENDED FAR TOO QUICKLY

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                      ISBN: 9780857990648
                      ISBN-10: 0857990640
                      Audience: General
                      Format: ePUB
                      Language: English
                      Number Of Pages: 182
                      Published: 1st August 2013
                      Edition Number: 1