Jicky Jack And The Ominous Promise

Flight Knight Press
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One boy… One promise… A world of perilous adventure.

When J.R. Timble wakes to discover something unnatural has happened to him, he has no idea it’s the result of a majestic event that happens every 150 years, which has also awakened fierce adversaries who come hunting–for him. But when more jaw-dropping phenomena follows, J.R. soon realizes something sinister is at hand.

Overnight his simple life is shattered; a life-changing promise plunges him into a new world of Destiny, Deadly Peril and Mystical Forces. With only the clues from a mysterious local legend in the Redwood Forest, J.R. and his secret society friends must unlock and navigate an unknown realm in the real world and its dark enemies–unleashed by a villainous mastermind whose evil knows no limits.

Can J.R. fulfill the prophecy of the Whiffler’s Legend? His life–and the lives of children around the world may depend on it.

****Fast-paced, humorous and amusing, Jicky Jack And The Ominous Promise is an adventurous tale that will lift you and stay with you even after you've turned the last page.

****Winner of FWA’s Royal Palm Literary Award in Elementary/Middle Grade Fiction

“I originally purchased this novel for my son who said it was an Awesome Story (his words). So, I read it too and I absolutely loved this book. What a wonderfully original story. I hope Mr. Bryan writes a sequel.” —Sara Powers, Teacher

"I found this book to be humorous and very engaging. On several occasions, just when I thought I knew where the story might be going I was pleasantly surprised. I cant say enough, just an all around fun novel with surprise twists and turns around every corner. Jicky Jack I'll be back. That's all I can say." —David King

"Epic Novel . . . I chose this book because my mom said that it would be a good book. I think it’s a great book.” —5 Star Review

"I bought this book for my grandson . . . I read it first and really liked it . . . It’s a good read for any age.” —5 Star Review

I bought this for my preteen son . . . he found it to be a real page-turner. He said he can’t wait until the next book in the series comes out.” —5 Star Review

"This is a fantastic story. I really liked this book not only as an adventure but because of the suspense and mystery I found throughout it.  J.R. and his friends are in a race against time, mystical enemies, and the strength of their own willpower. It was hard to put down. My daughter is reading it now." —Rachelle Collins 

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About the author

Mr. Bryan has been telling stories since a very early age, some of them not so true--his mother would attest. However, if you ask Mr. Bryan he'd say otherwise. And tell you, "I lived the quintessential Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn childhood; nomadic, untethered, full of tales, defiant of rules, and in search of discovery, treasure and adventure." And what is more, that same adventurous spirit is still thriving strong, and coming to life in his latest creation; a brand new middle grade Sci-Fi adventure series, "FLIGHT KNIGHTS".

C.D. Bryan is the recipient of Florida's FWA - Royal Palm Literary Award, in Middle Grade Fiction, for his debut novel "Jicky Jack And The Ominous Promise", previously entitled "J.R. Timble and The Whiffler's Dream".

To discover more work by C.D. Bryan search for his fantastic debut novel "Jicky Jack And The Ominous Promise" or his new Flight Knights series here on Amazon. Or visit him online at the following sites:

*** Website at http://www.FlightKnights.com 
*** Twitter at https://twitter.com/FlightKnights 
*** Twitter handle is @FlightKnights
*** Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/Author.CDBryan
*** Goodreads at https://www.goodreads.com/CDBryan 

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Publisher
Flight Knight Press
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Published on
Oct 1, 2014
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Pages
321
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Fantasy / Contemporary
Fiction / Fantasy / Epic
Fiction / Fantasy / General
Fiction / Fantasy / Urban
Fiction / Magical Realism
Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / General
Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic
Juvenile Fiction / General
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