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Book details
  • Genre:FICTION
  • SubGenre:Suspense
  • Language:English
  • Series title:The Dead Man Series
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:242
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781543922653
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543922646

Dead Man's River

by Marty Conley

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Overview
Stories have a way of finding storytellers...Myles dreams of hockey stardom at Saint Michael's Prep and just being a normal kid - one who doesn't twitch or suffer from anxiety. But an unexpected death during a train ride into Boston for a class field trip forces Myles to take risks he's not prepared for. Overwhelmed with the demands of school, a girl he likes, the mysterious disappearance of a dozen dogs, and the constant threat of bullies and punks that roam his neighborhood, Myles's talent for telling stories is called into action as he finds a way to tell an amazing story that must be told - one that his future depends on.
Description
Myles dreams of hockey stardom and just being a normal kid - one who doesn't twitch or suffer from anxiety. But an unexpected death during a train ride into Boston for a class field trip forces Myles to take risks he's not prepared for. Overwhelmed with the demands of school, a girl he likes, the mysterious disappearance of a dozen dogs, and the constant threat of bullies and punks that roam his neighborhood, Myles's talent for telling stories is called into action as he must find a way to tell an amazing story that only he can tell - one that his future depends on. Join Myles Walsh in the second installment of the Dead Man series as he and his friends, Brady and Kat, try to uncover the story behind a curious photograph Myles takes from a man who dies at his feet while on a train with classmates. A gifted storyteller, Myles is given the responsibility of continuing a 400-year tradition of telling the stories that must be told. What message does the dead man try to tell him? An under-performing student struggling with anxiety, Myles must overcome his fears and self-doubt as pursues his dream of playing hockey at powerhouse Saint Michael's Prep.
About the author
Marty Conley has been telling crazy stories his whole life - mostly because crazy things always seem to happen to him. He teaches English at Marshall Simonds Middle School in Burlington, MA where students love to hear his Mr. Conley stories. Dead Man's River is Marty's second novel - he is also the author of The Dead Man Story. He lives in Chelmsford, MA with his wife and four children.


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