Toxic is about a remarkable, and dangerous, secret hidden in the Amazon rainforest. The secret has got out however and lots of people are seeking to take advantage, not least a billionaire who is prepared to purchase thousands of hectares of rainforest in order to secure and exploit it. The secret lies in the amazing powers of a tiny frog, previously unknown to science.
It falls to Jessica, newly arrived with her scientist parents into the Amazon, to protect the secret and thwart the billionaire and her allies. Alongside her friends and even her enemies, she fights to save the secret.
This is a thrilling and intelligent story, highly contemporary in its approach. Mitch Johnson is a master story-teller and his eye for a great story is undiminished.