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!
“Gripping tale with unforgettable characters by Romuald Dzemo”
A wonderful opening for a series, The Secret of the Sacred Scarab introduces readers to The Chronicles of the Stone by Fiona Ingram, a story that combines fantasy and adventure to create a thrilling experience to both young and adult readers. Meet two unlikely heroes, cousins Adam and Justin Sinclair as they set out on a quest to discover the secret of the sacred scarab. racing across the deserts of Egypt, these young heroes will have to match wits with a deadly adversary who will stop at nothing — even the death of the kids — to discover the secret before anyone else.
Fiona Ingram’s writing is glorious and she paints a vivid setting and plunges the reader into the ancient landscapes of Egypt. The reader will love to watch as the heroes develop throughout the story, growing in courage and learning to work as a team. They are resourceful and the dangers stacked against them make the story even exciting. The Secret of the Sacred Scarab is fast-paced and gripping, and when one has turned the last page, one wants to follow the unforgettable characters into the next book.