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NY Times & USA Today bestselling author E.G. Foley presents The Gryphon Chronicles, a new series of historical fantasy adventures that's as much fun for grownups as it is for kids!
Strange new talents...
Jake is a scrappy orphaned pickpocket living by his wits on the streets of Victorian London. Lately he's started seeing ghosts, and discovers he can move solid objects with his mind! He has no idea why. Next thing he knows, a Sinister Gentleman and his minions come hunting him. On the run for his life, Jake is plunged headlong into a mysterious world full of magic and deadly peril. A world that holds the secret to who he really is: the long-lost heir of an aristocratic family--with magical powers!
But with treacherous enemies closing in, it will take all of his wily street instincts and the help of his friends--both human and magical--to solve the mystery of what happened to his parents, and defeat the foes who never wanted the Lost Heir of Griffon to be found...
"A wonderful novel in the same vein as Harry Potter, full of nonstop action, magical creatures, and the reality that was Queen Victoria's England." ~The Reading Café
Optioned For A Movie!
The Complete Gryphon Chronicles Series:
Book 1 - THE LOST HEIR
Book 2 - JAKE & THE GIANT
Book 3 - THE DARK PORTAL
Book 3.5 - JAKE & THE GINGERBREAD WARS
Book 4 - RISE OF ALLIES
Book 5 - SECRETS OF THE DEEP
Book 6 - THE BLACK FORTRESS
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E.G. FOLEY is the pen name for a husband-and-wife writing team who live in Pennsylvania. They've been finishing each other's sentences since they were teens, so it was only a matter of time till they were writing together, too.
Like his kid readers, "E" (Eric) can't sit still for too long! A bit of a renaissance man, he's picked up hobbies from kenpo to carpentry to classical guitar over the years, and holds multiple degrees in math, science, and education. He treated patients as a chiropractor for nearly a decade, then switched careers to venture into the wild-and-woolly world of teaching middle school, where he was often voted favorite teacher. His students helped inspire him to start dreaming up great stories for kids, until he recently switched gears again and left teaching to become a full-time writer and author entrepreneur.
By contrast, "G" (Gael, aka Gaelen Foley) has had one dream all her life and has pursued it with maniacal intensity since the age of seventeen: writing fiction! After earning her Lit degree at SUNY Fredonia, she waited tables at night for nearly six years as a "starving artist" to keep her days free for honing her craft, until she finally got The Call in 1997. Today, with millions of her twenty-plus romances from Ballantine and HarperCollins sold in many languages worldwide, she's been hitting bestseller lists regularly since 2001. Although she loves all her readers, young and old, she admits there's just something magical about writing for children.
You can find the Foleys on Facebook/EGFoleyAuthor or visit their website at EGFoley.com. They are hard at work on their next book.
Praise for THE LOST HEIR
"Edgy and filled with adventure" ~Amazon Reviewer
"This story enchanted me, even though I'm an adult." ~Amazon Reviewer
"The Lost Heir is a charming whirlwind of action adventure, romance and faerie, much in the vein of Harry Potter, but with more pace and threat, and a little bit of Oliver Twist thrown in." ~Audio Books Review
"This book was awesome!" ~Amazon Reviewer
"Storytelling at its best!" ~Amazon Reviewer
"The Lost Heir ranks right up there with Harry Potter and The Chronicles of Narnia! Definitely a great book for young and old alike!" ~Amazon Reviewer
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publis, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111477624384
Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2012. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1477624384