Keeper of the Black Stones

Keeper of the Black Stones

by PT McHugh

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ISBN-13: 9780981676807
Publisher: Glass House Press
Publication date: 03/12/2013
Series: Stone Ends Series , #1
Pages: 369
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

PT McHugh didn't start out as a storyteller. He was, however, born into a family of that encouraged imagination.
He was just as surprised as everyone else when he realized that he believed in magic, and might just know the secret of how to jump through time. Since then, he's been researching the possibility and learning everything he can about history. Just in case. Broken Stone is his first novella, and the second in the Stone Ends series.

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Keeper of the Black Stones 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
ScottU More than 1 year ago
I was unable to put the book down. I needed to find out what was going to happen next. I have read several books and put the Keeper of the Black Stones as 1 of the best. I can't wait for the next book. It definately keeps you interested. My 3 teenagers read it and couldn't put it down. Outstanding read. I Highly recommend.Excellent Reading.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
As a teacher I was so pleased to see a YA book that did not involve vampires and demons! This age group is in dire need of stimulation in the areas of history and science since those subjects are being left behind in this age of teaching for the purpose of passing tests. The characters are believeable, the science is fascinating and age appropriately discussed, and the history is right on target. Add that a major historical figure whose remains were actually just discovered is a significant player in the plot and BAM! I am so excited by the opportunities this will bring to my class! Recommended for home school situations as well.
coziecorner More than 1 year ago
P.T. McHugh pens "Keeper of the Black Stones" in a nice, easy, smoothly paced plot filled with time travel and a touch of humor. I found his characters to be well developed and relate-able to the point where you actually cared what was happening to them. I totally enjoyed this book and look forward to more! Highly recommended for all time travel adventure fans. This review is based on a complimentary copy from the author which was provided for an honest review.
becx More than 1 year ago
I was sent “Keeper of the Black Stones” for review.  I like history so chances are I’ll enjoy most time travel stories.  This book was no exception.  I love time travel stories because every place has a history.  As long as no two authors send me to the same place and time, I’m bound to enjoy the story.  This book sent me to 15th century England, which I haven’t visited before.  It’s well written and adventurous.  The author’s version of time travel was very imaginative.  All the characters were great but my favorite was Paul.  Paul is the smart mouth, got-your-back (in any century) best friend everyone wants with them on an adventure.  Even in the most difficult of times you can count on his type of character to make you smile.  It did take me awhile to get interested in the story but once they go back in time I became page-flipping excited.  I’m such a dork, when I read about the ribbon theory of time, I got way too excited.  Why was I excited??  I knew what the ribbon theory was because I watch ‘The Big Bang Theory’….yes that connection  got me excited…can you say DORK!!!  I give “Keeper of the Black Stones” 4/5 stars.  I’m looking forward to reading more about Jason and his friends’ adventures through time.  
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An amazing first book, can't wait for the next one in February 2014.
MyBookAddictionandMore More than 1 year ago
KEEPER OF THE BLACK STONES by P.T. McHugh is an exciting YA Fantasy/Time Travel story. #1 in “Stone Ends”,what a beginning. Follow fourteen year-old Jason Evans on a journey of discovery, as he learns about his legacy, tries to save the world,save his grandfather and find his place. Young Jason jumps through time from modern day, Lebanon, New Hampshire to 1485 A.D. England,this is done by the use of some Black Stones. Follow, Jason and his friends on a grand adventure filled with danger,secrets, Henry VII,Richard III, the Dark Ages,an evil man who wishes to shape the world according to his plans and save the world. What a powerful and intriguing story! “Keeper of the Black Stones” is a fun read, written cleverly,with historical facts and events, including the Plantagenets and the Tudors,and a grand adventure. Oh did I mention educational as well as a fun read! Well written with vivid descriptions and engaging characters as well as an intriguing plot. Any avid reader, rather YA fan or not will enjoy this fast paced, adventure filled story of Jason Evans and his friends. A must read! Received for an honest review from the author and Pump Up Your Book. RATING: 4 HEAT RATING: SWEET REVIEWED BY: AprilR, Review courtesy of My Book Addiction and More
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved loved loved.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago