Original Novel #9: Dark Passage
the reverend shouted. "Run for your lives!"
that split second, life for Matt Booker and his best friend, Jack
Davis, turned into chaos. Boy, were they in a lot of trouble!
all started when they were playing catch in the yard at Whit's End.
Jack missed a pass and, while searching the woods for the ball,
stumbled upon a trap door. If only Matt and Jack had obeyed the sign
that warned, "Keep Out." But they didn't. And then they got
carried away. Literally.
around the The Imagination Station, the two friends were propelled
back to the days before the Civil War - not a good place to be if,
like Matt, you're black. After interrupting a meeting with the
Reverend Andrew, who was helping slaves escape to freedom along the
Underground Railroad. well... things just went from bad to worse! Matt
was captured by slave hunters, leaving Jack and the reverend to rescue
him. But would they find him... and in time?
McCusker is the creative content director for Focus on the Family. He
has been a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and drama since 1979. His work
includes over forty published novels, full-length plays, dramatic sketch
collections, and song lyrics. For the Adventures in Odyssey
series alone, he has written over 200 half-hour radio episodes, eighteen
novels, and two screenplays for the best-selling animated videos. He has
dramatized many classics for Focus on the Family Radio Theatre,
including A Christmas Carol and Jan Karon's At Home in Mitford.
He also wrote and directed the Peabody Award–winning Bonhoeffer: The
Cost of Freedom and created the highly acclaimed Father Gilbert
Mysteries series. Paul lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his
wife, Elizabeth, and their two children.
Fans of the long-running audio series
Adventures in Odyssey can hardly remember a time when there wasn't a
Connie or a Eugene--or an Imagination Station. But there was. Now step
back in time as these exciting novels whisk you away to the days before
the popular radio show. Set in a time before the radio show, these
stories often reference the beginnings of inventions like the
Imagination Station, familiar characters like the Barclays coming to
town, and other AIO references that fans enjoy.
longer available from Focus on the Family.
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