The Mystery of Devil's Gulch
This young adult metaphysical mystery is the first in a new series by Patricia Rose Upczak. Her goal is to educate young people through story form. Her young heroes Rachel, Peter and Blue Star unlock deep mysteries as they unravel the puzzles presented to them. Captain O’Toole, Rachel’s grandfather, is kidnapped and this begins a series of fascinating adventures in which our heroes discover their hidden abilities and strengths. As the story unfolds concepts of shapeshifting, clairvoyance and time travel are introduced. There are also historial references to Jean Laffite the infamous pirate of the New Orleans area in the early 1800s. The beautiful wild area near the Heceta Head Lighthouse in Oregon is the setting of the book.