Friday, April 22, 2011

Day of Deliverance by Johnny O'Brien - ADVISABLE

Day of Deliverance: A Jack Christie AdventureO’Brien, Johnny Day of Deliverance. Templar Books, 2010. Pgs. 183.

Language: G, Violence: PG, Sexual Content: G

Jack Christie and his sidekick, Angus are back and this time they’re going back in time to save Queen Elizabeth I. The megalomaniac, Pendleshape and his Revisionists are back and want to change history to their evil advantage by making the Spanish Armada become the dominant military in western history. In the time transfer, however, the two end up lost in 16th century England with a group of players on their way to the castle to command a performance for Queen Elizabeth I. Just before the defeat of the Spanish Armada, arrive to discover a more sinister plot than they originally thought. With the Spanish Inquisition sending assassins to kill Elizabeth and the Revisionist goons on their tail, Jack and Angus will have to rely on their memory of history, bravery, cleverness, and everything they’ve got to thwart Pendleshape. Can the two friends save Queen Elizabeth I and keep history the way it’s supposed to be or will Pendleshape succeed in his evil plans?

Gore-splashed throughout the book, but a great fast-paced read for reluctant readers. The characters are well-developed. The plot is fast-paced and intense. Readers who like spy novels, adventure, historical fiction, and time travel will enjoy reading this book.


Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Services Librarian, WHI Public Library.

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