The Specter Key (Bran Hambric Series #2)

The Specter Key (Bran Hambric Series #2)

by Kaleb Nation
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The Specter Key (Bran Hambric Series #2) by Kaleb Nation

Your enemies will do anything to stop you. Your best friend might be dead. And your only hope is your father...a man you've never met-until now.

Who would you trust?
Would you even trust yourself?

Bran Hambric believes that the Farfield Curse is over with. But when he discovers a safe-deposit box in his dead mother's name-in the very bank vault where he was discovered as a boy-Bran's past comes rushing back. Now he's on a frightening path that puts everyone he cares about in danger.

When Bran's best friend, Astara, is kidnapped, Bran will do whatever it takes to save her and prevent the evil mage on his trail from claiming the power of the curse for herself. But will the magic destroy him the way it destroyed his mother?

Praise for Kaleb Nation:

"Kaleb Nation's wry sense of humor kept me smiling, even while the mystical sparks flew. Get ready for lots of surprises ..."
-D. J. MacHale, author of the Pendragon Series

"Whimsy, magic, and suspense collide in this breathtaking tale. The Farfield Curse is a story you'll want to pick up, but not put down!"
-Kaza Kingsley, author of the bestselling Erec Rex series

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781402240591
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 10/01/2010
Series: Bran Hambric Series , #2
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 1,178,567
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 920L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

About the Author

As a child, Kaleb Nation had to be forced to write one page a week in creative writing. But after he finished his first story, no one could make him to stop. Age twelve, he telephoned the editor of a major publisher to pitch his book, but got to talk with security instead. Years later, his books are now produced by publishers worldwide... including the one who first turned him down.
Aside from writing, Kaleb is a blogger and a former radio host. He turned 21 in 2009 and currently lives in California.
Visit Kaleb online at www.kalebnation.com.

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The Specter Key (Bran Hambric Series #2) 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 22 reviews.
JudithG More than 1 year ago
In this second book of the Bran Hambric series, Bran finds an old deposit box left by his mother with an enchanted lock. After finding the box, he is haunted by spirits who call themselves the Specters. Bran then realizes that these spirits have been enslaved by magic and there are some others in the world that will do anything to control their dark powers. The review chapters that author, Kaleb Nation, has posted for fans to read are already capturing their attention. The world of Bran Hambric is just even more intriguing as readers get to experience another adventure of this young boy. Although the Bran Hambric series is directed towards younger readers, any age can pick it up and enjoy it!
Evan Maurer More than 1 year ago
Bran embarks on another great adventure along with Adi and Astara in the Specter's Key. I couldn't put it down after the first chapter! I would recommend this book to people who love magic, adventure, and suprises. HAVE FUN!!!
Kristyn1122 More than 1 year ago
This book is great. It is very well written and captures your attention from the very first page. I picked it up and couldn't put it down and I already want more. I can never get tired of this series. Kaleb Nation is a very talented author.
KMH73 More than 1 year ago
I thoroughly enjoyed walking into the creative mind of Kaleb Nation when I flipped open Bran Hambric: The Specter Key. The world he creates is colorful and rich in detail. The action is ongoing throughout the book which left me what was going to happen next. The story begins where Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse leaves off and jumps in with both feet. Elspeth & Joris share their evil plans by introducing the next challenge Bran will have to endure. Kaleb Nation created interesting new characters that tugged at my heartstrings. While reading, I wanted to hug Gary, smack Thomas and tip Oswald. Gary has a deep secret Bran has to seek out and discover. Thomas is hard and unfeeling but the conversations with Bran are entertaining. Oswald, is just a cool character with a kind heart. The conclusion had closure and didn't leave me hanging but left subtle hints of what we might see in the next book. Bran Hambric: The Specter Key is a delightful read that is entertaining, exciting and clean for kids. I know my children will LOVE this book and I recommend it to all families who enjoy reading together.
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Great series
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Bran Hambric was a sensational book. It took me in from the first chapter.
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suitedude55 More than 1 year ago
Bran Hambric: The Specter Key is an entertaining, funny, and suspenseful book with many twists and turns that make you just never wanna stop reading. Although The Frarfield Curse no doubt wins over this one, its still a good read and i cannot wait for the third book in the Bran Hambric series. Bravo Kaleb!
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