Reader Review: I've read Victoria Laurie's Psychic Eye series and this does live up to the hype! Oracles of Delphi Keep or at least the first book goes in a complete different direction than Psychic Eye but was also pretty good. It was probably geared more for kids but I did enjoy reading it!
Ian Wigby is about to find out that he is a very special boy.
Along the southern coast of England, atop the White Cliffs of Dover, stands a castle. And at that castle’s old keep is an orphanage. Delphi Keep has seen many youngsters come and go through its gates, and Ian Wigby and his sister, Theodosia, are happy to call it home. Life has always been simple at the Keep, and the orphanage safe, until one day, Ian and Theo find a silver treasure box. And within the box, a prophesy. Three thousand years ago a great Greek oracle wrote of a quest. A quest on which the fate of the world depends. A quest that names two children—Ian and Theodosia. Suddenly Delphi Keep is no longer safe. And Ian and Theo, along with a very special group of friends, realize they must unravel the meaning behind the scroll of Dover cavern before darkness falls on the world. And before an unfathomable evil catches up with them.
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|Title of eBook: Oracles of Delphi Keep||Series: Oracles of Delphi Keep, , #1|
|Release Date: 05-26-2009|
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|Publisher: Random House Children's Books|
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Oracles of Delphi Keep
Dover, England, September 1930
Ian Wigby sat on his cot, staring at the raging storm just beyond his window. It seemed that Lady Lightning and Master Thunder were having another argument, or so the headmistress Madam Dimbleby liked to say.
“That old married couple,” she would tell the children, “Lady Lightning and Master Thunder, sometimes have arguments, as married couples often do. Lady Lightning likes to keep her husband, Master Thunder, in line, you see, so she zaps him a good sting every now and again. But the master won’t have it, and he roars back at her. Give them a few hours to tire themselves out and they’ll soon settle down and let their daughter Mistress Rain have the sky all to herself again.”
Madam Dimbleby told the story of Lady Lightning and Master Thunder to all the orphans who came to live at Delphi Keep, to help them adjust to the turbulent weather that often visited their little patch of England. And it worked, if the seven sleeping boys behind Ian were any indication.
But Ian wasn’t fearful of the tempest outside. In fact, he’d never been afraid of any storm. Instead, he was fascinated by the brilliant light and the clapping thunder, and he loved storms at night best of all. Yet this squall brought a foreboding to him that he couldn’t quite shake, and for some time he’d been less interested in what was happening in the night sky and more absorbed in watching the ground below.
Deep in his five-year-old bones he knew that his life was about to change. Intently, he watched the road leading to the keep, a thin strip of black that he was just able to make out every time Lady ...
Title: Oracles of Delphi Keep January 23, 2014 I've read Victoria Laurie's Psychic Eye series and this does live up to the hype! Oracles of Delphi Keep or at least the first book goes in a complete different direction than Psychic Eye but was also pretty good. It was probably geared more for kids but I did enjoy reading it!
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January 23, 2014
I've read Victoria Laurie's Psychic Eye series and this does live up to the hype! Oracles of Delphi Keep or at least the first book goes in a complete different direction than Psychic Eye but was also pretty good. It was probably geared more for kids but I did enjoy reading it!
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