Monday, August 19, 2013

CFBA Review: The Lost Medallion by:Muir/Kendrick

This week, the
Christian Fiction Blog Alliance
is introducing
The Lost Medallion
B&H Kids; Mti edition (June 1, 2013)
by
Bill Muir and Alex Kendrick


ABOUT THE AUTHORS:

Bill Muir is a popular speaker, an international award winning film maker and a sought-after consultant.

Having completed his new novels The Lost Medallion and A Hidden Treasure, Bill has turned his creativity to his new Children’s novel, Howdy Neighbors.

When Bill isn’t writing a novel, he’s busy directing and producing movies. He recently spent four months in Thailand filming, The Lost Medallion: the adventures of Billy Stone. The movie will be in theaters this fall. When he isn’t working on movies, he’s having fun with his family working their farm.

Alex Kendrick is associate pastor of movie outreach for Sherwood Baptist Church. He is also an actor, writer, and director whose film credits include Facing the Giants, Fireproof, and Courageous. He and his wife, Christina, have six children.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Archaeologist Dr. Michael Stone looked for the lost medallion his entire life, and now his son Billy has taken up the search. Amazingly, the medallion ends up in Billy's hands and a spontaneous wish in a precarious situation takes Billy and his best friend Allie, back 200 years to what they realize is a very different Aumakua Island. When Billy and his friends are not jumping off waterfalls, avoiding animal traps, crossing the ocean, sneaking through caves or escaping a prison they're facing their nemesis Cobra, who wants nothing more than for them all to disappear. With no other way to get home, and the well being of the entire island resting on his shoulders, Billy must discover the key to reclaiming the medallion and its tremendous power. One way or another, this adventure will change Billy, and life on the island, forever. Best-selling author and film director Alex Kendrick (The Love Dare, Courageous) and Youth for Christ veteran Bill Muir bring us this exciting novelization of The Lost Medallion movie.

If you would like to read the first chapter of The Lost Medallion, go HERE.

My Review:
 Before Billy's mom died, his father would bring him along on dig sites to help look the Lost Medallion, but now he just says Billy is in the way. But when his dad's operation gets shut down by Cobb,  Billy and his best-friend Allie, take it upon themselves to find the Lost Medallion. One night Allie sneaks over to Billie's house, they stay up and go over were they think the medallion maybe. But little did they know that some of Cobb's men were spying on them. Over hearing Billy and Allie's conversation, Cobb's men rush over to were Billy thought the medallion maybe. That next morning Billy and Allie set out searching for the medallion with an old metal detector, only to run into trouble with Cobb's men. Being chased through the woods, Billy find a great place to hide. But just when all was quite the metal detector goes off. So Billy and Allie dig up the soft dirt were the metal detector had laid. They ended up digging up the medallion just as Cobb's men show up again. So Billy and Allie jump off on Billy's Dirt bike and speed away, Cobb's men in hot persecute. Billy gets really excited when he gets to his house, maybe is dad will finally respect him. But as he opens the door he  finds his dad tied  to a chair and Cobb's men surrounding him. As Billy wishes all of this way, he and Allie are transported back in time. Will he be able to help save King Huko and save his father in the future?