The Secret of the Sacred Scarab Book Review

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The Secret of the Sacred Scarab (The Chronicles of the Stone Book 1) Book Cover The Secret of the Sacred Scarab (The Chronicles of the Stone Book 1)
Book 1
Fiona Ingram
Historical Fiction Children's Book
December 14, 2016
Kindle and Paperback
324

Book Review

It’s the vacation of a life time, touring the ancient city of Cairo and other mystical, interesting and mesmerizing places. Adam and Justin, these cousins were on the lookout to find the famous King tut’s tomb and treasure that the well known Scottish Archaeologist James Kinnard spoke about. They were taken on one of their finest adventures ever by their Aunt and Grandmother, until weird and sinister things started happening and black robed characters with guns kept appearing around the corners. They were plagued with break ins, kidnappings and even murder.  This was truly a one in a million vacation, the story was well written with an intense and thrilling ending, fast pace and truly exciting.  Adventurous kids would enjoy this book.

Synopsis

A quest filled with danger... Seven ancient Stones of Power... Two young heroes...

This action packed Middle Grade/tween adventure tests the courage of cousins Adam and Justin Sinclair from the moment they arrive in Egypt. Can they survive a harrowing journey to discover the secret of the sacred scarab while being pursued across the desert by a deadly foe?

The Secret of the Sacred Scarab is the kind of adventure readers love! The fast-paced action, the evil villain, the secrets of the past, and the mysterious ancient setting make this a sure-hit favorite for both young and young at heart explorers.

“Ingram has crafted a fascinating story of adventure...”—Whitney Hallberg, for Foreword Literary Review Magazine (USA)

Recipient of Bronze Medal Pre-Teen Fiction 2010 Moonbeam Book Awards; Silver Medal Teen Fiction 2010 Nautilus Book Awards; Gold Award Mystery Pre-Teen 2011 Children’s Literary Classics Awards; Gold Medal 2013 Wise Bear Book Awards amongst others.

For coloring enthusiasts, nine original black and white illustrations including a map make for more enjoyment!

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