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The Christmas Cave

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The Christmas Cave
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Thirteen year old Jack and his sister Amanda go in search of a mythical cavern their grandmother went looking for fifty years earlier… when her brother Bill was lost, never to be seen again.
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Opening scene... December 1960. Thirteen year old Jenny Harper is exploring the caves with her brother Bill and their best friend Mike. They see a strange shimmering light up ahead. Bill rushes ahead, disappears around the bend.

Fade to present day. Thirteen year old Jack and his twelve year old sister Amanda visit their Grandma Jenny in the mountains over the Christmas holiday.

They hear the story of a mythical cavern that Grandma went searching for fifty years earlier with her little brother Bill and their best friend Mike. Her brother was lost, never to be seen again.

Drawn to the mystery, Jack and Amanda meet up with Daniel Madsen, a local boy diagnosed with Leukemia and only months to live. He tells them of a boy who went into the caves a few days before Christmas, 1910 and came out three years later telling of “The Christmas Cave”, a world of amazing colors and lights.

They find their way to the Christmas Cave and discover much more than they expected.

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The Writer: David Beshears

 

Award-winning author and screenwriter of science fiction, fantasy and adventure. David's work has been praised by literary professors and by PhDs in science, by fans and by book reviewers around the world. His miniseries screenplay adaptation of his popular novel "The Shylmahn Migration" won the Pacific Northwest Screenwriting competition in 2007.

David lives in Washington State with his wife Sylvia. When not writing, he can usually be found on any one of a dozen northwest mountains.

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