THE LOST CELT – adventure with a veteran’s heart

THE LOST CELT written by A.E. Conran, Gosling Press, 2016

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“The best kind of children’s adventure story …. Not to be missed.” Katherine Applegate, Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal

THE LOST CELT is a page-turner hero’s tale full of mystery and adventure. This middle-grade book shows it how it is to be a fourth grade boy who is hooked on video games plus time-travel adventures. The reader follows Mikey’s quest to solve an amazing riddle that threatens his safety and survival.

The book also touches upon some of the current challenges that veterans face. This deeper story layer does not slow down the action and never becomes didactic, but introduces an awareness of some of the harsh realities faced by veterans of war – past and present. Full of heart, The Lost Celt, shines a gentle light on some of the issues facing veterans and their families while the humor and mystery makes captures and holds the interest of young readers.


THE LOST CELT is full of family, fun, and heart, with a roller-coaster ride of page-turning action.

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