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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Action & Adventure / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Get Outta Town!
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:198
  • eBook ISBN:9780987698162

Mr. X

and the Circle of Death

by W. L. Liberman

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Overview
Xerxes Frankel travels the world hosting a reality-based television series. He is a high energy dude with a knack for stumbling into adventures. First stop: Paris. Xerxes hooks up with mad cyclist, Octave Pompidou and whizzes through the streets checking out the sites, the sounds, the eats and a unique challenge race involving the Eiffel Tower. Throughout the story, Xerxes and his companions grapple with les rats d'égouts, a local gang terrorizing the streets. Xerxes confronts the infamous Circle of Death in a bizarre game of chicken laying his life on the line--Parisian style. Meet up with the crew: Rufus, Stephanie, Yolanda, Mira, Max, Lionel, Maya and the ever unpredictable Brutal Bakisse, Xerxes' hometown nemesis. Next stop: Lucerne, Switzerland where Xerxes rides the Cog Train from Heaven. Follow the adventures of Xerxes Frankel and his crew in a series of stories spanning the globe. Mr. X and the Circle of death one part of a larger educational program.
Description
Xerxes Frankel travels the world hosting a reality-based television series. He is a high energy dude with a knack for stumbling into adventures. First stop: Paris. Xerxes hooks up with mad cyclist, Octave Pompidou and whizzes through the streets checking out the sites, the sounds, the eats and a unique challenge race involving the Eiffel Tower. Throughout the story, Xerxes and his companions grapple with les rats d'égouts, a local gang terrorizing the streets. Xerxes confronts the infamous Circle of Death in a bizarre game of chicken laying his life on the line--Parisian style. Meet up with the crew: Rufus, Stephanie, Yolanda, Mira, Max, Lionel, Maya and the ever unpredictable Brutal Bakisse, Xerxes' hometown nemesis. Next stop: Lucerne, Switzerland where Xerxes rides the Cog Train from Heaven. Follow the adventures of Xerxes Frankel and his crew in a series of stories spanning the globe. Mr. X and the Circle of death one part of a larger educational program.
About the author
Wili Liberman has been a magazine writer and editor for over 25 years. He is the current and founding editor and publisher of TEACH Magazine, which began in 1992. Wili is also the co-producer of the teen travel show, Get Outta Town! that aired on TVOntario and other stations in Canada as well as WAM!, part of the Starz Encore Network in the United States. Wili has written a series of fictionalized teen adventure books based on Get Outta Town! The titles are: Mr. X and the Circle of Death, Mr. X and the Cog Train from Heaven, Mr. X and the Rainforest Monkey, Mr. X and the Vancouver Iceman pand Mr. X and the Shanghai Somersualt. Wili also writes graphic novels. The Shadowed Road—a graphic novel—will be published in Fall 2011 along with the children’s storybook, Ezra and the Lion Cub. Slated for publication in Fall 2012 is the graphic novel, The Ruptured Sky. Wili also writes adult fiction.
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