The Basement is available for purchase!
The habit of reading is the only enjoyment in which there is no alloy; it lasts when all other pleasures fade.”~Anthony Trollope
Whether you’ve chosen this fiction tale yourself, or are purchasing it for another, in reading it- you shall see a picture of a place- a rolling picture in the mind, if you will. Whether visiting new territory or nostalgia, in reading this work- you shall find interesting questions to be answered. You shall find opportunity for reflection.
The story presented here is to entertain you, on the surface of things. Deeper underneath, it is presented to show you many things.
In learning about ideas, thinking and all new things, we become able to live lives pursuant to some glory. In living, or in reading any tale of enlightenment, there are challenges along the way that can confuse, discombobulate and disorient a soul. It is important to have stories that address these facts for the benefit of young and old alike.
Robbie is a meek boy in New York City who struggles with the desire to prove himself to his friends, his enemies, and himself. Robbie’s father is a stubborn man determined to teach his son through tough love. When he witnesses Robbie being bullied, he forces his son to face his fears. Robbie is sentenced to a frightening challenge––staying in the basement alone for a night. But what lies in the dark recesses of the basement? Will Robbie make it out alive and well? Will the urban legend about the terrifying creatures that hide in the dark basement prove to be true? And most importantly, will Robbie prove to his friends and his father that he is brave enough to take on the challenge? The Basement is a tale of angst, teamwork and solutions, treasure hunts and adventure, and facing fears. It focuses on the small world of one group of preteens and the very real and wondrous challenges they face.
Give the gift of reading to a preteen or teen in your life. ♥