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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Action & Adventure / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Get Outta Town!
  • Series Number:2
  • Pages:159
  • eBook ISBN:9780987698179

Mr. X and the Cog Train from Heaven

by W.L. Liberman

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Overview
Xerxes Frankel travels the world hosting a reality-based television series called Get Outta Town! He is a high energy dude with a knack for stumbling into adventures. This stop: Lucerne, Switzerland. Xerxes hooks up with top dog snowboarder, Ludi Magister and cruises through the streets, checks out the sites, the sounds, the eats and a scary incident with a cog train in a raging blizzard. Throughout the story, Xerxes and his crew grapple with Hessian Hermano, who only wants to take over all of Switzerland and claim it for his own. Xerxes and the crew find themselves involved in a real life video game that takes place in a whole other dimension. Next stop: Costa Rica where Xerxes gets his eco-warrior side exercised.
Description
Xerxes Frankel travels the world hosting a reality-based television series called Get Outta Town! He is a high energy dude with a knack for stumbling into adventures. This stop: Lucerne, Switzerland. Xerxes hooks up with top dog snowboarder, Ludi Magister and cruises through the streets, checks out the sites, the sounds, the eats and a scary incident with a cog train in a raging blizzard. Throughout the story, Xerxes and his crew grapple with Hessian Hermano, who only wants to take over all of Switzerland and claim it for his own. Xerxes and the crew find themselves involved in a real life video game that takes place in a whole other dimension. Next stop: Costa Rica where Xerxes gets his eco-warrior side exercised.
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. (www.teachmag.com) Wili is also the co-producer of the teen travel show, Get Outta Town! that aired on stations in Canada as well as WAM!, part of the Starz Encore Network in the United States. Wili is writing 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 and Mr. X and the Shanghai Somersault. 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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