When Lewis, his uncle Jonathan, and their friends Rose Rita Pottinger and Mrs. Zimmermann take a trip to a small town near Lake Superior, they expect a pleasant vacation. Instead, they find themselves facing the ghastly Ishmael Izard, son of the fiendish creator of the Doomsday Clock that was once hidden in the walls of Uncle Jonathan’s house. Ishmael himself is a cruel and heartless sorcerer, and he is determined to wreak vengeance upon the entire world. Will Lewis and his friends be strong enough to defeat him, or will their fate be decided by their most formidable foe yet?
Brad Strickland has written more than 75 published books including the Lewis Barnavelt and Johnny Dixon mystery series by John Bellairs after Mr. Bellair’s death in 1991. He is also a professor of English at the University of North Georgia in Gainesville. He lives in… More about Brad Strickland