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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Action & Adventure / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:A Jake McGreevy Novel
  • Series Number:3
  • Pages:168
  • eBook ISBN:9780999446331

Paris Secrets

by Sean Vogel

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Overview
While in Paris over spring break for a baking contest, Jake McGreevy and his best friend, Ben Meyers, also solve a mystery from the perilous days of World War II, making friends and finding family along the way.
Description
HOW DO A BAKING CONTEST AND A MISSION FROM WORLD WAR II COMBINE? WITH A WHISK . . . AND SOME RISK! This third book in the series finds Jake and his best friend, Ben Meyers, as partners in a televised baking contest at the famed Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris during spring break. In their spare time, they are determined to search for answers regarding a 1940 photograph found among the belongings of Jake's late mother. Who is this family? Are they related to Jake? And what does the cryptic note that is written on the back mean? Following the clues and making new friends along the way, Jake and Ben begin the adventure of a lifetime, one that forever changes their view of the world and their place in it.
About the author
Growing up in a small town in Michigan during the 1980s, Sean was provided with an excellent garden for cultivating his writing career. With only a few simplistic video games and three television channels, he became an accomplished daydreamer and a creative outside adventurer. A son of a garbage truck driver, Sean often received "gently used" items from his father's route. With a bit of imagination and a little tinkering, these items were reborn as tools for battles against backyard bandits. These childhood experiences would later serve as the foundation and inspiration for Jake McGreevy's gadgetry expertise. Seeking his own adventures, Sean joined the Army via an ROTC scholarship at Colorado State University. Living in Germany for several years gave him the opportunity to travel extensively in Europe. During his time in the Army, he served in the Field Artillery and Signal Corp, rising to the rank of Captain and receiving the Bronze Star Medal for his service in Iraq. Sean started drafting novels to fill downtime during long deployments in the military; a pen is easier to carry than a guitar. But he soon fell in love with the frustrating yet satisfying science called writing and has been hard at work ever since. When he's not helping Jake get out of tangles, Sean is a department manager for a large aerospace company. He lives in Denver with his wife, two daughters, and a crazy wirehaired dachshund.
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