About The Author: Melinda started her journey with the release of the book she will read today, “The Gubbins Club,” which won awards at the New York Book Festival. Her first picture book, Lousy Liver - a book which has more frequent flyer miles than Santa Claus! The whimsical tale has enjoyed a visit to the Oshima Picture Book Museum in Japan where it was displayed in the museum's annual event honoring the genre. Melinda writes in most genres, including tiny children board & picture books, books for middle grade, young adult and adult readers in action and adventure, mystery & suspense, romance & thrillers. She is a para-legal, teacher for pre-k through second grade, and she is a veteran of the US Navy as an electronics technician. When she’s not writing, you can find her drawing, painting, and exploring the world.
Title: Gubbins’s Club: The Legend of Charlie’s Gold
Genre: Middle Grade Action & Adventure
Book Synopsis: X marks the spot. At least in fiction. That's what ten-year old Colin "Smout" McManus always thought, but when a mysterious package arrives at Edinburgh Academy from his archaeologist uncle, Smout finds himself embarking on a dangerous adventure throughout the streets of historical Edinburgh to find a lost pirate treasure. Smout and his ragtag group of friends must solve a series of strange clues and riddles to puzzle out the mysterious trail. But they're not the only ones in search of the gold. Someone as ruthless as the pirates of old is hot on their heels. Will they find the treasure before he finds them?
Find The Book: https://amzn.to/41Ckfqj
Visit Melinda’s Website: https://www.waggingtalespress.com
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