Second Sight by Gary Blackwood audiobook

Second Sight

By Gary Blackwood
Read by Marc Vietor

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8.10 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780525626596

Washington, D.C., 1864: In a city that’s weary of war and eager for entertainment, Joseph and his father’s mind-reading act has become the toast of the town. Even President Lincoln comes to see Joseph demonstrate his amazing mental powers. It’s all an elaborate hoax, of course, but Joseph is enjoying his fame. Then he meets Cassandra, a young girl who really does have second sight—the ability to foretell events. And she’s having terrifying visions about the president. Someone is plotting to murder him. But who would believe such an accusation? It’s up to Joseph and Cassandra to interpret the visions, expose the conspiracy, and save Lincoln’s life!

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Summary

Summary

Washington, D.C., 1864: In a city that’s weary of war and eager for entertainment, Joseph and his father’s mind-reading act has become the toast of the town. Even President Lincoln comes to see Joseph demonstrate his amazing mental powers. It’s all an elaborate hoax, of course, but Joseph is enjoying his fame. Then he meets Cassandra, a young girl who really does have second sight—the ability to foretell events. And she’s having terrifying visions about the president. Someone is plotting to murder him. But who would believe such an accusation? It’s up to Joseph and Cassandra to interpret the visions, expose the conspiracy, and save Lincoln’s life!

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Refreshing and entertaining. (School Library Journal)
A compelling story, which speeds along to a climax that few will forget. (Booklist)

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Author

Author Bio: Gary Blackwood

Author Bio: Gary Blackwood

Gary L. Blackwood sold his first story when he was nineteen, and has been writing and publishing stories, articles, plays, novels, and nonfiction books regularly ever since. His stage plays have won awards and been produced in university and regional theatre. Nonfiction subjects he’s covered include biography, history, and paranormal phenomena. His juvenile novels, which include Wild Timothy, The Dying Son, and The Shakespeare Stealer, are set in a wide range of times and places, from Elizabethan England to a parallel universe. Several have received special recognition and been translated into other languages. He lives near Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 8.10
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English