First Line: Jake clenched his fists.
What Other's Are Saying: "Romance, danger, intrigue, and personality clashes between peers—all make Celtic Run a vivid coming-of-age novel, drawing direct connections between life's changes, opportunities, strife, and the process of maturity. Teens—and many an adult—will find Celtic Run a vivid, memorable adventure story." —Diane Donovan, eBook Reviewer, Midwest Book Review
Awards: The Mom's Choice Awards and The Globe Award
What I Thought: Take one gadget-crazy fourteen-year-old, a trip to Ireland, a couple of villains, hidden treasure and mix in some jealous romance, quick get-aways and spidery caves and you have the perfect combination of high-adventure and mystery-solving action. This Indiana Jones-like tale is another great boy read that anyone, young and old will enjoy. And guess what? It's only the beginning of this great adventure series.
About The Author: Sean Vogel
Publisher: MB Publishing
Growing up in a small town in Michigan during the 1980s, Sean was provided with an excellent garden for cultivating his writing career. With only a few simplistic video games and three television channels, he became an accomplished daydreamer and a creative outside adventurer.
A son of a garbage truck driver, Sean often received “gently used” items from his father’s route. With a bit of imagination and a little tinkering, these items were reborn as tools for battles against backyard bandits. These childhood experiences would later serve as the foundation and inspiration for Jake McGreevy’s gadgetry expertise.
Seeking his own adventures, Sean joined the Army via an ROTC scholarship at Colorado State University. Living in Germany for several years gave him the opportunity to travel extensively in Europe. During his time in the Army, he served in the Field Artillery and Signal Corp, rising to the rank of Captain and receiving the Bronze Star Medal for his service in Iraq.
Sean started drafting novels to fill downtime during long deployments in the military; a pen is easier to carry than a guitar. But he soon fell in love with the frustrating yet satisfying science called writing and has been hard at work ever since.
When he’s not helping Jake get out of tangles, Sean is a department manager for a large aerospace company. He lives in Denver with his wife, daughter, and their two dachshunds.
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