New Children’s Adventure Book Features Montserrat Volcano

Hailed as Carol’s best publication to date by early reviewers, the long awaited fourth book in the Caribbean Adventure Series is now available online. Fury on Soufriere Hills is set in Montserrat, and includes two of the characters known from previous books.  This book introduces Frankie, a young boy from Montserrat who longs to return. Frankie, Mark, and Kyle, guided by Chee Chee the monkey, are transported to a Montserrat of old.

“I was moved to write about Montserrat,” Mitchell commented. “I wanted to write about the Carib people and my research led me to an excursion in Montserrat that revealed a lot of information about how the Caribs lived. That prompted my imagination with a scenario in which the Caribs, like modern day Montserratians had to face the fury of their volcanic island. I wanted to capture the hopefulness and resilience that a strong people can build out of a disastrous event. It took me over a year to capture this and I am very happy with the end product.”

The journey to this fourth CAS book began in 2005 when Carol Ottley-Mitchell took a leap of faith and began writing books for Caribbean children. She created the Caribbean Adventure Series in which Chee Chee, the pet Vervet monkey leapt from the pages, creating mischief and adventure in the first book, Adventure at Brimstone Hill and in the two books that followed.

In addition to the Caribbean Adventure Series, Mitchell has published three books in a series called Chee Chee’s Adventures and a book of short stories called Seascapes.

Fury on Soufriere Hills is now available on both in print and Kindle editions. You can also learn more about Mark and Kyle’s adventure in Montserrat and Vervet monkeys like Chee Chee by visiting


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