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The Fourth Ruby by James R Hannibal (from a Two Thumbs Up reviewer)

by McNally Robinson - Saturday, Nov 11, 2017 at 3:47pm

Warning! After you read this book you will know some classified information that 99.9% of the world doesn't know. Upon gaining this knowledge, do not touch old or ancient objects. You will be able to see into the past.

Jack Buckles has been a tracker for a year now, despite the fact that he is a thirteenth. He is even assigned a teacher, one of the best trackers in the world despite being wheelchair bound. Jack is having an okay life until he finds out that almost everything he knows about his teacher, Edward, is a lie. First of all, Edward tried to kill Jack's grandfather and father. He can also walk and fakes being wheelchair bound. Edward is trying to steal valuable items from other countries. Since Jack is the only one who knows this, he is the one who has to stop him, along with is friend Gwen, Jack must stop Edward from stealing rare Rubies from other countries. Can he do it or will he let Edward get away with his crime and possibly start a war between countries? Read The Fourth Ruby to find out!

- Max, a Two Thumbs Up reviewer

Categories: Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Two Thumbs Up Kids

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Jack and Gwen are back in this dynamic follow-up to The Lost Property Office.It's been a year since Jack Buckles discovered the Keep beneath Baker Street, an underground tower no Section Thirteen was ever supposed to see; a year since his dad fell into a coma. Nothing has been the same since. Jack's tracker abilities are on the fritz, Gwen's not speaking to him and, what's worse, there's a pounding voice in his head calling for "the flame." Jack and Gwen are framed for the theft of a historic crown jewel--the Black Prince's Ruby, one of three cursed rubies said to bring knowledge, loyalty, and the command of nations to whomever wields them all. Now, they must retrieve the other jewels before the true thief does, or risk unleashing a reign of terror unlike anything history's ever seen.