Rescue at Cripple Creek
Jack & Jenny Mystery Book 4
Adventure – Suspense – Intrigue – with Biblical truth
Book 4 in the Jack & Jenny Mystery series!
The inside of the old abandoned mine was dark and dangerous. How would they escape?
The Carlton twins are anxiously awaiting the arrival of their friends, Ruth and Tim Chen, from Hong Kong. During the Chen’s first visit to the United States, the children share a thrilling adventure in the mountains of Colorado. Every day brings new excitement as they explore an old mining town, take horseback excursions and encounter a cantankerous old hermit who lives on the mountain with a vicious dog.
The twins’ natural curiosity and boldness eventually involve them in a dramatic rescue, an encounter with escaped convicts and an opportunity to share their Christian faith with a new-found friend.
Anthony Bollback skillfully guides young readers through one adventure after another at a pace designed to hold their interest. Throughout the book, the Carlton’s Christian faith and their unwavering trust in God plays an integral part in the story.
Recommended for Readers 8-12 years old.
The Jack and Jenny Mystery Series includes these six volumes:
1: Smugglers in Hong Kong
2: Capture of the Twin Dragon
3: Mystery of the Counterfeit Money
4: Rescue at Cripple Creek
5: The Tiger Shark Strikes Again
About the Author
Anthony Bollback was born into a Christian home that always entertained missionaries. Beginning his missionary career in China, he and his wife Evelyn, were forced to evacuate when the Communists took over. Then they began a ministry of five years in Japan. The remainder of his 24 years in Asia was spent in Hong Kong where he planted and directed 10 chapels and schools with 10,000 students. He served as Field Chairman of the China-Hong Kong Field of The Christian and Missionary Alliance for four years. Unexpectedly, God changed his direction and sent him to Honolulu for a most effective ministry as pastor of Kapahulu Bible Church. He retired from active ministry after serving as District Superintendent of the Mid-America District C&MA for 9 very productive years.
He then began an active writing career and the publishing of a very popular series of 6 books based on his experiences in China for children entitled Jack and Jenny Mystery Series. His most popular adult books based on the persecution of the church in China are the two-book series entitled The Persecuted Church in China: Red Runs the River, Vol. 1 and Exiles of Hope, Vol. 2.He continues a very active ministry of writing and speaking that includes a monthly e-letter called China Clippings. In addition he serves on the Church Board and is an Elder in the church.