The Rusted Lantern by Bill Patterson
Hold onto your surfboard! The Rusted Lantern is about to take you on a wild ride through time! Follow teenage surfer Jason Hanson as he embarks on an edge-of-your-seat adventure after stumbling upon an ancient boat dock lantern. What starts as a simple discovery quickly turns into a heart-pumping journey through the past where he uncovers the fate of his long lost mother.
But this isn't your ordinary time-travel story - Jason must face off against a ruthless pirate lord, seductive sirens, and even a mysterious mermaid who claims to have known his mother. With vibrant descriptions and impeccable attention to detail, you'll feel like you're right there alongside Jason as he fights for his life and searches for the truth.
The Rusted Lantern seamlessly weaves historical facts with fanciful fiction to create a tapestry of fantasy that will have you hooked from the very first page. This coming-of-age mystery is not just for young adults, but for readers of all ages who crave a pulse-pounding adventure full of romance, danger, and excitement. Get ready to lose yourself in The Rusted Lantern.