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Trade Paperback
112 pages
May 2004
WaterBrook Press

Hyperlinkz Book 2 : Fudge Factor

by Robert Elmer

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Austin and Ashley Webster are still lost inside the World Wide Web, and Mattie Blankenskean is after them, trying to get her PDA back so she can continue erasing any indications of faith on the internet. The Websters’ mission is simple – find their 12-year-old aunt’s prize-winning beagle and figure out how to get out of cyberspace.

On the way, they end up in a Bible smuggler’s trunk, Rahab’s house in Jericho, the ten Boom’s watchshop in Holland, a fudge kitchen, and an archaeological dig. The siblings learn about lying: when it’s wrong and when it’s used to protect someone’s life.

Robert Elmer combines zany adventures with relevant spiritual lessons in the Hyperlinkz series. The fast reads will appeal to reluctant readers–-boys and girls alike. It’s easy to get lost in the plethora of settings throughout the books as the rollercoaster pace zips to the last page. Many of the characters are sketchy and stereotypical, but the series is an overall fun read for kids ages eight to twelve. -- Katie Hart, Christian Book

Book Jacket:

Thanks to a very weird digital camera, normal 12-year-olds Austin and Ashley Webster from Normal, Illinois are still stuck inside the World Wide Web. They’re meeting cyber-people, chasing their aunt’s dog AppletÉand trying to keep the mysterious Mattie Blankenskrean from erasing the truth!

But truth can be tough, sometimes, especially when it would be so easy toÉ well, fudge the facts just a little. Even so, with Ms. B’s hand-held computer–the one she uses to wipe out the Web–maybe they can get home, after all.

Or not. Because Mattie Blankenskrean will do anything to get her computer back. And don’t look now, but she’s right behind them!