Book 15: BRIDGES

Five teenage boys traverse the frozen ice bridge of Niagara Falls, fueled by boredom, angst, and curiosity about the legendary characters who went before them. But when problems arise and a rescue team attempts to bring them to safety, the boys go further into the gorge, and further into danger, hoping to find a way out themselves.

LeVick intersperses other “tales of Niagara” such as the hermit musician who seeks inspiration in the waters of Niagara, then there is the story that began Niagara’s tradition as a honeymoon spot, the tale of a runaway slave which illuminates Niagara’s part in the underground railroad, and finally the story of an Iroquois boy and the English boy he saves. After each story, we return to the modern day protagonists getting in deeper and deeper trouble.

The narrator says, “Great things usually don’t happen to great people.” And it’s true that the boys who go into the gorge, aren’t (yet) great. But, “things happen to regular people, and great people emerge.” Will it be true for these boys?

Tour Notes

Please vote for my blog in the traffic-breaker poll for this tour. The blogger with the most votes wins a free promotional twitterview and a special winner’s badge. I want that to be me! You can vote in the poll by visiting the official Bridges blog tour page and scrolling all the way to the bottom. You can win a free paperback copy of Bridges: A Tale of Niagara by entering your name and email address on its official blog tour page. The winner of the give-away will be announced on Wednesday, June 29 – be sure to enter before then! Learn more about this author by visiting his websiteblogFacebook or GoodReads pages or by connecting with him on Twitter.

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2 thoughts on “Book 15: BRIDGES

  1. Tracey says:

    Hi Duane! I didn’t see your responses! If you re-send them to me, I’ll be happy to update the post with them included. I hope the tour is going well for you.

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