The Lake Lights

· KOT Books, LLC

About this ebook

What are the mysterious lights flitting above Oswego Lake on moonlit nights? Marsh gas? Ball lightning? Or holdovers from the dawn of Creation? When Jonathan Oliver makes it his homeschool project to track down the source of the Lake Lights, his search leads him to Iron Mountain and the abandoned Prosser mine with its prehistoric secrets. After his brilliant father, Matthew Oliver, goes missing, Jon is left to decode a cryptic message leading to a remarkable invention. With the help of his grandfather, Jon tries to outwit an unscrupulous scientist who will stop at nothing to steal the device and sell it to a shadowy criminal organization. His dual discoveries not only help Jon to deliver his city from total annihilation but also ultimately rock the scientific world to its foundations. The Lake Lights is the first title in the new Creation Seekers series. Illustrated by Becky Miller.

About the author

William D. Burt is the award-winning author of the seven-title, Christian allegorical King of the Trees series. Two of his titles (out of three submitted) were finalists in the 2014 Readers Favorite International Book Award Contest: The King of the Trees and The Golden Wood. The King of the Trees subsequently won the 2014 Silver Medal in the category of Christian Fantasy and SciFi. All seven of these series titles have been awarded five stars by Readers Favorite reviewers. He was also a 2013 finalist in The Authors and the 50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading competition. Volume I in his new Creation Seekers series, The Lake Lights, is Burt's first foray into the realm of science fiction. The plot deals with the discovery of a supposedly extinct dinosaur species in the state of Oregon as well as the invention of an anti-gravity device. As an Assistant Professor in the Special Education Department at Western Oregon University, Burt served as a successful grant-writer and program coordinator. He holds a B.S. in English from Lewis and Clark College and an M.S. from Western Oregon University in Deaf Education. Burt is an RID-certified sign-language interpreter with over forty years of experience. His interests include reading, foreign languages and mycology. He is married with two grown children and four grandchildren.

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