I really didn't like this book, I guess I had my expectations to high. I had trouble getting past half the book and it really took all I had to finish this book so I could write my review.
This book was about 4 friends who during a summer break witnessed a murder. They saw this couple fighting and how the woman got thrown off the boat and died and how the man tried to cover up the entire time. All in all it was just an ok book and not worth recommending to my friends.
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Once again we return to northern Illinois to the adventurous world of Cooper, Gordy, and Hiro. Below the Surface, is the third installment in the Code of Silence series, is just as action packed and is just as well written as the first two books.
What happens when you think you've witnessed a murder? It's a tough question that has you wondering what will the characters do? Some Summer Vacation this turned out to be! It has a very "teen-version" rear-window sort of feel to it.
The story keeps the reader guessing at every turn. Boys, girls, and readers of all ages will love diving back into the world of these three friends. Highly recommended, highly anticipated, and highly amusing.
Below the Surface is a well written, fast paced book and will have teens swept up in suspense within the first few pages! Plus it teaches our children the valuable lessons of faith, as well as the importance of friendship and doing what's right.
Thank you to Zondervan for this preview copy in exchange for a fair and honest review.
In the third book in the Code of Silence series, a coming-of-age story that both boys and girls will enjoy, from prolific author and speaker Tim Shoemaker.
Buried fears don't stay buried for long. Something is wrong with Cooper. He doesn't understand it, and he won't admit it, but after surviving the trauma of abduction, Cooper is plagued by a deep fear he can't control. A vacation aboard the restored Getaway with his friends is just what he needs.
No drama, no mysteries, just fun, relaxation, and a few well-planned pranks. But trouble follows this crew, and the idea of a carefree vacation soon disappears along with a missing woman. The police think she drowned, but Hiro has her own suspicions and starts investigating, while Cooper keeps busy and hides behind his practical jokes. But fear has a way of rising. A prank gone wrong, a dark water dive, and the four friends find more than they bargained for - just below the surface.
This book was really good and I wished that I could have read the series from the beginning. Too bad this series weren't around when I was younger. It is def. better than Nancy Drew. I can identify with Cooper and his practical jokes to hide behind and not let the problems I was facing get in the way.
At least when my cousins come over this summer, they have reading material fit for their age group. I really like reading books from this age group too. It lets me go back to the younger age and imagine what it would be like to have friends like those in the book.
Below the Surface By Tim Shoemaker is going to be my dirty little secret because I loved the story and cannot wait to enjoy the rest of the Code of Silence series. Yes this is a kids series and yes there is no denying that I absolutely loved every single aspect of this story line. I have suffered from many fears, as most people do, that if we let them will crush us to dust overtime but this story shows that facing them will be the best step in the long run. It will be horrible in many points that it will leave us feeling lost and angered but once we work through these rough patches we will finally realize that we can battle the fears and they will not own us anymore. This is the only option to put this evils at bay because they can drain the life out of us slowly, steadily and we do not want this kind of life. This is the kind of novel that is both nail-bitting and life-altering in good ways which is amazing to experience. A must read. I was given a review copy and all opinions are my own.