In The Mystery at Midnight by Lisa M. Hendey, it's almost twins Katie and Patrick's birthday and they are so excited. But as they begin to focus on the superficial things, Katie finds herself tipped back in time where she finds herself in Assisi where she meets a young woman named Clare and must assist her on an important, secret mission. Is God really calling Clare to leave behind everything she knows?
If theres one thing Katie never thought shed do, it was walk through something called the "Door of the Dead."
During a class field trip to visit the monastery of the Poor Clares, Katie is unexpectedly swept up into her second Chime Travelers adventure. She finds herself in Assisi, the same city where her twin brother Patrick met St. Francis of Assisi on his last journey through time.
Instead of meeting St. Francis, Katie meets a young woman named Clare. Clare has everythingshes beautiful, her family is wealthy, and she is to be married soon. Katie discovers that Clare also has a secret: she wants to leave everything behind and join Francis and his brothers in service to God.
But Clares family doesnt want her to go. On the night she leaves, Clare and Katie must run through the darkness and escape through a door only used for funerals, the Door of the Dead. Has Clare made a mistake? Is God really calling her to leave everything she knows behind? And should Katie go with her on this dangerous adventure?
Book 4 in the Chime Travelers series, exciting new chapter books ideal for children in grades 2-4.
Lisa M. Hendey is the founder and editor of CatholicMom.com and the bestselling author of The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living and The Handbook for Catholic Moms. A frequent radio and television contributor and producer, Lisa has appeared on EWTN, CatholicTV, Relevant Radio, Immaculate Heart Radio, KNXT TV, and other Catholic media platforms. She travels internationally, giving workshops on faith, family, and Catholic new media topics.