Blog Tour/Book Review: Cragbridge Hall, Book 1: The Inventor’s Secret.
Cragbridge Hall, Book 1: The Inventor’s Secret by Chad Morris
About the Book: Imagine a school in the year 2074 where students don’t read history, but watch it happen around them; where running in gym class isn’t around a track, but up a virtual mountain; and where learning about animals means becoming one through an avatar.
Welcome to Crabridge Hall, the most advanced and prestigious school in the world. Twin siblings Abby and Derick Cragbridge are excited as new students to use their famed grandfather’s inventions that make Cragbridge Hall so incredible. But when their grandfather and parents go missing, the twins begin following a trail of clues left by their grandfather. They must out where their family is, learn who they can trust, and discover what secrets are hidden within Cragbridge Hall.
Abby and Derick soon realize they are caught in a race with a fiece adversary to discover their grandfather’s greatest secret-a dangerous discovery that could alter both history and reality.
My Review: According to the book, Crabridge Hall is a prestigious school where students can view living history watch a ship sail through their classroom, the invention is called the Bridge. This allows the class to watch as history actually happens. A chair used to show literature and unlocks what really goes on inside the human mind, where you can use a devise to find your way around the school grounds and many more. All invented by Oscar Crabridge the grandfather of Abby and Derick who happened to be admitted into this school. While Derick is a genius his twin sister isn’t.
The story is about twins Abby and Derick, the grandchildren of famous inventor Oscar Crabridge. When Oscar Crabridge and the twin’s parents were taken hostage by an old rivalry that needed a mysterious invention that could change the world for better or worse, Abby and Derick must spring into action to find then before its too late. Their only hope is to follow the clues left by their grandfather. And the clues can only be found by those who remember the lessons of history. If you love time travel or mysteries you will love this book.
Disclaimer: As per FTC guidelines, I received a copy of this book from Shadow Mountain in exchange for my honest review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed here are mine and mine alone.
About the Author: Chad Morris grew up wanting to become a professional basketball player or a rock star. Neither of those quite panned out. After high school, he wrote and performed sketch comedy while going to college, and eventually he became a teacher and a curriculum writer. He lives in Utah with his wife and five kids.
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