The Magician’s Quest
Quake, Dec 2009, $10.99
Cynthia remains in 1914 while her BFF Gus got back to 1964 but with Annie who is from the WWI era (see Curse pf the Bayou). The two BFFs separated by five decades hope to work out the switch soonest while receiving messages from the past in Cynthia’s grandmother Mama Clara’s trunk located in her mom’s attic. However, shopkeeper Linus Carson buys the items in the attic and sells the trunk to Sebastien the Great magician.
Sebastien’s fiancée Kathryn vanished into the past through that magic portal.. He has been working an incantaation from the Book of Spells, but a key page is missing. He demands Cynthia and Gus help him or the will destroy the former’s family financially.
This is an exciting elementary school age fantasy as the BFFs do their magic in three eras: 1914 with the help of Sebastien's grandmother; 1964 with the help of Cynthia’s grandma, and in 2014 with the help of (read the book) as can 1814 be far behind or is that ahead. Fast-paced, readers will ponder how the two time travelers will bring forward the third time traveler and return to her time Annie. Complicated fun, fans will appreciate the adventures past, present and future of the two tweeners as time is running out on them.