Original Novel #3:
The Secret Cave of Robinwood


"You have to promise not to tell anyone. Ever!"


Mark Prescott promises that he'll never reveal the secret of her hidden cave. It's a great place for pirates, buried treasure, and secret meetings.


When the Israelites, a gang Mark wants to join, are looking for a new clubhouse, Mark thinks of the cave. He's positive they would make him a member if he told them about it. but Patti doesn't want to share the cave. And she doesn't want to join the Israelites. Mark is torn between his friendship with Patti and his new friends.


Will Mark join the group at any price? Will he betray the hideaway? Will he risk his friendship with Patti? As he makes his choices, Mark learns about faithfulness, the need to belong, and the gift of forgiveness.



About the Author

Paul McCusker is the creative content director for Focus on the Family. He has been a writer of fiction, nonfiction, and drama since 1979. His work includes over forty published novels, full-length plays, dramatic sketch collections, and song lyrics. For the Adventures in Odyssey series alone, he has written over 200 half-hour radio episodes, eighteen novels, and two screenplays for the best-selling animated videos. He has dramatized many classics for Focus on the Family Radio Theatre, including A Christmas Carol and Jan Karon's At Home in Mitford. He also wrote and directed the Peabody Award–winning Bonhoeffer: The Cost of Freedom and created the highly acclaimed Father Gilbert Mysteries series. Paul lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with his wife, Elizabeth, and their two children.


About the Series

Fans of the long-running audio series Adventures in Odyssey can hardly remember a time when there wasn't a Connie or a Eugene--or an Imagination Station. But there was. Now step back in time as these exciting novels whisk you away to the days before the popular radio show. Set in a time before the radio show, these stories often reference the beginnings of inventions like the Imagination Station, familiar characters like the Barclays coming to town, and other AIO references that fans enjoy.


Book Details

This novel is no longer available, however, this book has been re-released in a new multivolume edition, Strange
Journey Back.



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