Featured YA Book- Hicks Road: Jacob’s Story by Julian P. Flores



Book-Cover-Hicks Road

Title:   Hicks Road: Jacob’s Story

Author: Julian P. Flores

Genre: Fiction/Young Adult Fiction/Spiritual

Format: eBook, paperback, & Audio

Publisher: Silent Eye Productions

Pages:  485 pages 

Publication Date: January 2, 2017

Synopsis:  Set in Almaden, California in the 1850’s, young Jacob Smith is viewed as an outcast by his schoolmates and, following an attack by bullies, his family is forced to make a choice that will change his life forever. As the years pass, and the Almaden Quicksilver Mining Establishment industrializes the town, Jacob feels a strong connection to the land until one day he meets an ancient Native who reveals a mystic secret. Now, with the town endangered by a violent gang of outsiders, it is up to Jacob to harness the powers of spiritual Mount Umunhum and confront a destiny much greater than any boy could dream of.


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