There Are All Sorts Of Fun And Exciting Things To Do In South Dakota Hike The Mountains, See The Monuments, Explore The Caves, Watch The Wildlife But What S Not On The Travel Brochures Is Getting Abducted By Magical Aliens While Vacationing In The Black Hills, Twelve Year Old Kyle Morgan And His New Friends, Susie, Veeksha, And Jurgen, Are Hauled On Board A Strange Alien Ship And Forced To Help The Animal Like Zurans Whisked Around The World On A Perilous Quest, The Children Solve Riddles To Find Mystical Elements For Their Fierce Captors Scheming Against The Aliens, Military, Powerful Elementals, And Even Each Other, The Kids Must Escape Before The Zurans Can Complete Their Mysterious Mission I first read Derek Canyon s Dead Dwarves Don t Dance and was favorably impressed with the originality of the universe the author created, not to mention the memorable characters But this book was the one that grabbed me first a young adult fantasy that has a cover that really grabbed me I thought, A raccoon as an alien Really I gotta see where this goes Then there was the fact that it starts at Mt Rush in the Black Hills, one of my favorite to date sightseeing vacation destinations So I bought it, as much for me as for my kids But my kids were busy reading other stuff, so I read it first And I have to say that I couldn t wait to get back to it when I d put it down Canyon had me wondering Should I like these alien creatures Are they scamming the kids Are they the good guys or the bad guys And are the bad guys really the bad guys And along the way we get treated to a fun journey of discovery looking for elementals , prized quintessential materials that have seemingly magical powers, while visiting interesting world sites This is YA fiction, so I didn t expect it to be than an entertaining adventure story, and it didn t disappoint I m sure that, once my boys get to it, they re going to like it as much as I did It s available in trade paperback and e book, and the price is certainly right at this moment, but I will say that I will happily pay for the sequel when it comes out.
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the The Elemental Odyssey (Volume 1) book, this is one of the most wanted Derek J. Canyon author readers around the world.
- 396 pages
- The Elemental Odyssey (Volume 1)
- Derek J. Canyon
- 16 March 2019 Derek J. Canyon