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Book By Author:  Gregory A. Boyd

Alchemy Jones and the Source of Magic
 Alchemy Jones and the Source of Magic
 Young Adult
 1462022340 978-1462022342
What happens when science collides with magic?


The newest hero of juvenile fantasy, Alchemy Jones, is about to find out as he becomes an unwilling pawn in a most dangerous and magical game.
Science professor Wally Fargle, affectionately known as O' Gray One to his students, takes the new pupil Zachary Jones—whose resemblance to an overgrown leprechaun brings an onslaught of teasing and bullying from other students—under his wing at Da Vinci's Middle School for Achievers in Salem, Massachusetts. Highly gifted in science, Zack proves to be everything the professor hopes, or more importantly, the shadowy League of Imaginary Scientists which Wally belongs, hopes for. Unbeknownst to Wally, there is a secret tied to the boy with the blood-red hair of the arcane nature that begins to manifest in his classroom science experiments—shaking Wally’s own beliefs, as well as the very laws of science itself!
Things escalate when the boy's parents mysteriously disappear and an odd-ball pair of Irish grandparents shows up—who Zack believed to be dead—with even stranger pets in tow. Suddenly Zack, his close friend Penny, and Wally are propelled into a deadly game of cat-and-mouse with ancient and dark forces in an epic story of magic, deceit, and world domination.
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Author:  Gregory A. Boyd