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The Lost Treasure of Kilimanjaro (Brock Ford Adventures Book 1) [Kindle Edition]

Will Overby , Brian Bowes
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Book Description

A legendary treasure... a secret palace... one big adventure!


When 12-year-old Brock Ford is invited to Africa with his globe-trotting anthropologist uncle Dirk Armstrong, he jumps at the chance to ditch his boring hometown to spend the summer on safari among wild animals and friendly natives. But Brock and Dirk are barely off the train in Nairobi when mysterious artifacts begin to surface which indicate the legend of an ancient lost treasure may actually be true. It’s an adventure that takes them over the Serengeti plain, through an underground Chagga fortress, and up the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro itself. Their discovery might be the greatest archaeological find of the century, but it could also trap them within the mountain’s volcanic depths forever.



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Mr. Overby paints a wonderful picture...in ways that (are) not overbearing or wordy...while still keeping older readers enthralled. -- Mohr Reviews (Copyright 2003 Rick Mohr, All Rights Reserved.)

About the Author

Will Overby's books for kids include The Movie House Mystery and the Brock Ford adventure series. He also writes character-driven thrillers for adult readers. He and his wife have two grown children. They share their Kentucky home with three neurotic cats and an obsessive-compulsive dog.


Product Details

  • File Size: 4420 KB
  • Print Length: 108 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Black Cat Books (December 25, 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B001MBV1F4
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,270,057 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Fast-Paced action! March 12, 2003
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Format:Paperback
If you love a mystery this book is for you! The Lost Treasure of Kilimanjaro is a fast-pace action novel full of twists and turns in a mysterious land. It's an excellent read that no reader will want to put down once started.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Move over, Indiana Jones! January 5, 2003
Format:Paperback
A book written for youngsters, this "kid" read it all at one sitting. I even put aside a horror/suspense novel written by the master that is currently a best seller to read it. This is a story full of the adventure of exotic lands and peoples, and the mysteries of lost tribes and treasures. Reminds me very much of the "Indiana Jones" stories. Mr. Overby has a real talent for writing, and I feel he will go far in his chosen genre.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Couldn't put it down December 23, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
This book is just as good to an adult as it would be to a kid. It has everything I love in a mystery: believable characters, exotic places, nail biting suspense...I would recommend it to anyone!
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Award-winning author and sometime banker Will Overby lives with his wife, a dog, and a menagerie of cats in the rural lakes area of western Kentucky. Between dodging mergers and drafting policies he writes novels. Connect with him on his website, willoverby.com, on Facebook, or follow him on Twitter (@Will_Overby).

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