In book two of the Archer Legacy, THE EMERALD CASKET by Richard Newsome, Gerald learns of a family secret kept hidden for centuries. With the help of his friends, Sam and Ruby, they embark on a trip to India to find the hidden secrets. He will not only discover an underwater city, but also exactly who are his friends and who are foes.
Despite the heavy handed clues Gerald receives at the most convenient moments and the disappearance of the adults at the most inconvenient times, The Emerald Casket is a grand adventure with action that never seems to stop. It is easy to overlook the obvious set ups when the excitement builds with every page. Definitely a fun book I would gladly recommend for the action-adventure lover, reminiscent of Indiana Jones. Great for boys 8-12, but a book girls will love as well. The ending leaves a good set up for the final chapter of the Archer Legacy which I look forward to reading.
- Publisher: Waldon Pond Press
- Pages 368
- Ages 8-12
- ISBN: 978-0-06-194492-5
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** Disclosure: I received the book at no charge from the publisher for review purposes only. This in no way affected my opinion of the book. All opinions are honest and my own.