Girl on a Plane by Miriam Moss

Title: Girl on a Plane
Author: Miriam Moss
 Publication Date: September 2015
Jordan, 1970.

After a summer spent with her family, fifteen-year-old Anna is travelling back to her English boarding school alone. But her plane never makes it home.

Anna’s flight is hijacked by Palestinian guerillas. They land the plane in the Jordanian desert, switch off the engines and issue their demands. If these are not met within three days, they will blow up the plane, killing all the hostages.

The heat on board becomes unbearable; food and water supplies dwindle. Anna begins to face the possibility she may never see her family again.

Time is running out . . .

Based on true events, this is a story about ordinary people facing agonizing horror, of courage and resilience. 
"I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own."
"Suddenly the intercom crackles overhead: 'Ladies and gentlemen, this is Captain Gregory speaking. I'm sorry to have to inform you that we've been hijacked by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine'.
There's murmuring, then silence. "
Horrific and totally scary if you are at Anna's shoes. First, I was really having doubt on starting this one, since I am typically not into this type of books. But then, I started thinking it was a very short book so why not?

And then, I did enjoy it. Not one of my favorite, but definitely a good read. The details of the story was well written, the plot and pacing was good. I felt bad for the passenger in this plane specifically for the mother with a baby. Imagine how hard it is experiencing this and having your baby with you.

Overall, it was a good book. But I felt it lacks some thrill I expect more from a highjacking scenario. but then, it was based on a true events so nothing in there I could do about it.

Again, thank you @definitelybooks for sending me a review copy of this book.


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