Mystery of the Jungle Airstrip Author:Elinor Chamberlain In the lonely quiet of the jungle she began to hear small, stealthy sounds. There were rustlings. There were tiny clicks. Something fell softly and there was silence. Then the rustlings began once more. There were louder clicks, like the snip snip of a tiny pair of scissors. Ronnie got up and walked a short distance to along the edge of th... more »e airstrip and back again to her corner. Her legs felt stronger after a little use. But inwardly she trembled...
Ronnie Stewart is an American girl keeping watch in a dense Philippine jungle. When she had arrived at her aunt and uncle's hilltop house north of Manila, Ronnie had expected to spend a peaceful summer getting to know her cousins and seeing the usual tourist places of interest.
Little did she know that her older cousin, Rafael, had just disappeared, and that she would spend most of her time unraveling a mystery which would take her far beyond the tourist haunts - into the maze of vines, bush and trees that form the the nearly impenetrable Philippine jungle.
Had Rafe been swallowed by by a python or kidnapped by mountain tribesman or Communist students?
Elinor Chamberlain, author of Mystery of the Moving Island, has written another fast-paced, suspense-filled novel.« less