What do 12-year-old dyslexic Gavin Goodfellow, strange old prophetically-inclined Uncle Warney, newcomer mother-daughter witches from London, and a pimply-faced New Age guru have in common? Burnt Swamp--where flames from a mysterious underground fire have been smoldering for ten years. The battle is on for dominion of the Swamp and possession of an ancient diary that holds clues to either release or destroy the force that dwells beneath. Will Gavin embrace his God-given calling to save the sleepy town of Ashboro from danger? Or will Bea Daark and her mum unleash forces that lead deeper into bondage? See how the battle between good and evil unfolds in this exciting spiritual fantasy! Recommended for ages 11 and up.
What do twelve-year-old dyslexic Gavin Goodfellow, prophetically-inclined Uncle Warney, newly relocated mother-daughter witches from London, and a pimply-faced New Age guru have in common? Burnt Swamp-where flames from a mysterious underground fire have been smoldering for ten years. The battle is on for dominion of the swamp and possession of an ancient diary that holds clues to release or destroy the evil that dwells beneath the surface. Will Gavin respond to the Holy Spirit and embrace his God-given calling? Or will Bea Daark and her mother unleash forces that lure Gavin and the sleepy town of Ashboro deep into bondage?
Candy Abbott provides a resource to equip kids to face spiritual challenges in Gavin Goodfellow, through great storytelling, sound Bible-based theology, and an obvious passion for the spiritual health of her audience. Candy is a wife, mother, grandmother, author, speaker, and publisher. She discovered the power of the Holy Spirit in 1983. Her stories appear in numerous anthologies. She is an ordained elder and deacon in the Presbyterian Church and co-founder of Sisters in Christ, an inter-denominational women's ministry. She is a graduate of the Institute of Children's Literature, directs Delmarva Christian Writers' Fellowship, is president of Fruitbearer Publishing, and teaches Sunday school. A CLASServices speaker, Candy's inspirational messages are heard throughout Delmarva and beyond.
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