Quest Two: The Cursed Nile by S.W. Lothian

27 Mar

First I want to say that I am on Susanna Leonard Hill’s blog for her “Would You Read It Wednesday” post. It is a feature that people send in pitches for books they wrote and other people tell them if they’d read it (and why/why not). I entered the pitch for a chapter book I wrote. Please check it out HERE and tell me – “Would you read it?”!

NOW ON TO THE REVIEW!!!

cursednileThe Cursed Nile

By S W Lothian

278 pages – ages 9+

Published by CreateSpace on September 28, 2012

JJ, Linc, and Rani are back in an all new adventure! When the Nile mysteriously disappears (yes the whole river disappears), they are called back in time to Ancient Egypt again to bring the Nile back. They later find out that Hapi, the Nile god, was kidnapped and the Nile followed him. The trio’s mission – to find and save Hapi! The enemy – unknown… and very dangerous. Follow the three friends as they set off on a great adventure across ancient Egypt!

The second book in this series is even better than the first (see my review of Book 1 – The Golden Scarab HERE)! Mr. Lothian wrote a great story in a really fun setting – ancient Egypt. This was an exciting book! It has a lot of humor and action! I like that.  JJ, Linc and Rani are the same great characters as they were in the first book, but in this one JJ really stood out for me. The new characters in this book were awesome too (especially the lisping sphinx)! The book was written well for kids and it kept me turning the pages from the start. I like the new cover art Mr. Lothian has on both of the books in the series too. I think kids 9+ will enjoy this story!

I give “The Cursed Nile” 5 out of 5 book worms!fivebooks

21 Responses to “Quest Two: The Cursed Nile by S.W. Lothian”

  1. Angela Brown March 27, 2013 at 7:30 am #

    It appears Mr. Lothian has a great adventure series going here. Thanks so much for sharing your review.

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  2. swlothian March 27, 2013 at 7:49 am #

    Hi Erik,
    Thanks so much for your great review. I’m thrilled and really glad that you enjoyed the book.

    Here’s a scoop for you ….. The Fallen Pharaoh (Quest 3) will be out within the next couple of months.

    Cheers
    S.W.

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  3. Michelle Isenhoff March 27, 2013 at 8:16 am #

    I haven’t read these, but I love the new cover art, too. Great job on the pitch on Susanna’s blog! 🙂

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  4. Patricia Tilton March 27, 2013 at 10:52 am #

    The Nile disappears — that sounds like a really great action-packed adventure kids will want to get lost in. I remember your first review. It’s nice when the sequel is even better. Good luck with your pitch.

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  5. Julie Grasso March 27, 2013 at 3:59 pm #

    Three Cheers for Steve, so glad that you liked it Erik, we are big fans. Cheers Julie Grasso

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  6. Susanna Leonard Hill March 28, 2013 at 6:54 am #

    This book sounds very interesting and fun! And thanks for bravely putting forth your pitch for Would You Read It – I hope you got helpful feedback! 🙂

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  7. readingwithrhythm March 28, 2013 at 11:48 am #

    This sounds like an excellent adventure!!

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  8. PragmaticMom March 29, 2013 at 7:31 pm #

    Do you think Kane Chronicles readers would like this book? Similar?

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  9. Myra GB April 16, 2013 at 8:02 pm #

    I love stories about ancient Egypt – one of my favorite films of all time is Brendan Fraser’s The Mummy. 🙂 Will check out this book. Glad to hear it’s part of a series.

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