Andrea Talbot travels back in time and finds herself up in a dangerous underground adventure in the infamous tunnels under Moose Jaw.
A wild looking-glass trip through time, from present-day Moose Jaw to the past of Prohibition and gangsters and the mysterious underground tunnels.
Thirteen-year-old Andrea Talbot doesn't want to go to Moose Jaw for her cousin Vanessa's wedding. She's going to miss a really cool bike trip and she's not taking it very well.
At a family dinner party in a local restaurant, Andrea agrees to look at what she thinks is just a phony tourist attraction - tunnels beneath the streets of Moose Jaw. Legend has it that in Prohibition days the tunnels sheltered crooks, maybe even the notorious Al Capone himself!
Andrea scoff, until she has a small accident with a mirror at the tunnel entrance and wakes up in another time. Unable to return to the present, Andrea is caught up in a dangerous underground adventure.A teenage boy, Vance, finds her a job - working as a courier for the very criminals whose existence she dismissed - including their menacing leader, a man she knows only as Scarface. When she overhears information about a police raid, Andrea has to decide what to do. Should she help Scarface escape? Or should she help Vance, who is running for his life after a run-in with Scarface?
And whatever she decides, will Andrea ever get back to the present?
About the Author:
Mary Bishop is a teacher-librarian in the Saskatoon public school system. Writing has always been a very important aspect in her life. Mary knew she was a writer when she was nine years old. Mary has had a few poems and a short story published in local publications as well. She is a wonderful reader of her own work and is in great demand for writing workshops to help young people begin to write their own stories.In her spare time she loves to spend time with her family and friends walking, biking and skiing.
Coteau Books is a Saskatchewan cooperative that in 2015 celebrates 40 years of publishing the very best of Canadian fiction, non-fiction, drama, poetry, children's and YA books.