Book Review: Bell Mountain by Lee Duigon

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This YA fantasy tells the story of Jack an orphan living with his step-father who has dreams of being called by a mountain when he shares his dream with his only living relative Ashrof, he is disheartened to learn that Ashrof does not believe in the prophecy that he is supposed to climb the mountain to ring the bell allegedly placed at the top by an ancient King. Determined to prove his belief in the bell Jack decides to climb the mountain but does so with an unexpected ally or two. However, once his disappearance is noted the powers that be, who want to stop him, send an assassin after him. Can Jack and his party avoid the dangers both ahead and behind them to fulfil his dream?

This is about as far removed from genres I usually choose to read but I found Bell Mountain compelling reading. Not only…

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About leeduigon

I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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