Will Wilder #2: The Lost Staff of Wonders by Raymond Arroyo audiobook

Will Wilder #2: The Lost Staff of Wonders

By Raymond Arroyo
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The Will Wilder Series

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“Open the cover, fasten your seat belt, and get ready for a rip-roaring ride!” —Ridley Pearson, author of the New York Times bestselling series Kingdom Keepers Will Wilder is back to protect the town of Perilous Falls from another ancient evil—the fearsome demon, Amon, in this series that’s been described as having “shades of Indiana Jones and Percy Jackson” (Booklist).   When the storied Staff of Moses—responsible for summoning the plagues of ancient Egypt—vanishes from the museum in Perilous Falls, Will Wilder is suspect number one. Desperate to prove his innocence and stop the thief from unleashing terrors upon the town of Perilous Falls, Will must use his supernatural gift to locate the beast—but it’s nowhere to be found.   As the river runs with blood, sharp-toothed frogs surround his home, and clouds of swarming gnats choke the streets, Will must rely on his supernatural ability, everything he learned from his training, and help from his friends, siblings, and Great-Aunt Lucille to find the missing staff and unmask the hidden evil before time runs out for all of them. “This new Will Wilder tale will have readers itching for adventures of their own.” —N. D. Wilson, author of the acclaimed 100 Cupboards series Praise for Book 1 in the Will Wilder series, The Relic of Perilous Falls: “You’ll love this wild and thrilling tale. It DOES NOT STOP!” —Dave Barry, #1 New York Times bestselling author “[A]n action-packed story of pith helmets and secret passageways, prophecy and skepticism, temptation and wickedness, and the most agile and lethal great-aunt a boy could hope to have.” —The Wall Street Journal   “Suspense, adventure, humor, a compelling story, and characters that fired my imagination. Great fun and great frights.” —Dean Koontz, #1 New York Times bestselling author

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Summary

“Open the cover, fasten your seat belt, and get ready for a rip-roaring ride!” —Ridley Pearson, author of the New York Times bestselling series Kingdom Keepers

Will Wilder is back to protect the town of Perilous Falls from another ancient evil—the fearsome demon, Amon, in this series that’s been described as having “shades of Indiana Jones and Percy Jackson” (Booklist).
 

When the storied Staff of Moses—responsible for summoning the plagues of ancient Egypt—vanishes from the museum in Perilous Falls, Will Wilder is suspect number one. Desperate to prove his innocence and stop the thief from unleashing terrors upon the town of Perilous Falls, Will must use his supernatural gift to locate the beast—but it’s nowhere to be found.
 
As the river runs with blood, sharp-toothed frogs surround his home, and clouds of swarming gnats choke the streets, Will must rely on his supernatural ability, everything he learned from his training, and help from his friends, siblings, and Great-Aunt Lucille to find the missing staff and unmask the hidden evil before time runs out for all of them.

“This new Will Wilder tale will have readers itching for adventures of their own.” —N. D. Wilson, author of the acclaimed 100 Cupboards series


Praise for Book 1 in the Will Wilder series, The Relic of Perilous Falls:
“You’ll love this wild and thrilling tale. It DOES NOT STOP!” —Dave Barry, #1 New York Times bestselling author

“[A]n action-packed story of pith helmets and secret passageways, prophecy and skepticism, temptation and wickedness, and the most agile and lethal great-aunt a boy could hope to have.” —The Wall Street Journal
 
“Suspense, adventure, humor, a compelling story, and characters that fired my imagination. Great fun and great frights.” —Dean Koontz, #1 New York Times bestselling author

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Monsters! Prophecies! Ancient relics! This is a wildly inventive book, and Will Wilder is just the kind of hero you want when the small town of Perilous Falls turns out to be the most important place in the universe. Frank Cottrell-Boyce, author of Millions and Cosmic
Laugh-out-loud humor, palpitation-inducing suspense, and cliffhangers galore await readers young and old. Who knew the battle between good and evil could be so much fun? William Peter Blatty, author of The Exorcist  
Will Wilder is a brand-new, refreshing, entertaining, intrepid young hero who magically combines humor and genuine suspense. And I love Great-Aunt Lucille! Mary Higgins Clark, New York Times bestselling author and “Queen of Suspense”
Will’s adventures combine religion, mythology, and archaeology in interesting ways. Booklist
Surprising spiritual depth with a hearty helping of monsters and miracles. Kirkus Reviews

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Author Bio: Raymond Arroyo

Author Bio: Raymond Arroyo

Raymond Arroyo is an internationally known, award-winning journalist, producer, and bestselling author. He is a news director and lead anchor for EWTN, the Eternal Word Television Network, where he is known for his penetrating interviews of world leaders. His work published in such major publications as the Wall Street Journal, Washington Times, Newsweek, and National Review. Arroyo’s biography of Mother Angelica, the founder of EWTN, was a New York Times bestseller, as were each of his later books.

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Available Formats : CD
Category: Fiction/Fantasy
Runtime: 8.29
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English