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The Secret Room of Kaatu Temple
Is there really a curse on the temple? Who is the mysterious man that keeps popping up everywhere? Would Priya rather be riding an elephant or shopping at the mall? Is Jaya's lucky walnut really lucky?
Find out the answers to these questions and more in this fun, suspenseful middle-grade adventure that takes you deep into the Indian jungle and explores the importance of family, friendship, and perseverance.
At first Priya is excited about her trip to visit relatives in India. But when a strange man shows up at her uncle's house in Pollachi, Priya learns that someone has been keeping secrets, dangerous secrets, and that her family just happens to be involved in a curse on an ancient jungle temple! To protect her family, Priya and her friends decide to risk a hike to the temple to uncover its hidden treasure. Their adventure will teach them a terrifying lesson about greed and evil. A lesson that will be learned the hard way.
Fiction/Adventure/Suspense/Mystery/Humor Ages 9+
"I found this young adult story to be very interesting. Four young people save the day in a jungle in India. The characters were interesting and I liked the flow of the story. Five stars."
-Kathleen, Goodreads Review
"A compelling and exciting mystery that unfolds the plot without giving away any tit-bits too soon. Highly enjoyable."
-Pennie Mae Cartawick, author of The Sherlock Holmes book series
"The Secret Room of Kaatu Temple is another great adventure novel written by Middle Grade author Susan Srikant. This time, Ms. Srikant takes her readers on an Indian adventure in order to find a majestic and possibly cursed ruby."
-The Hardcover Lover
To read an excerpt from The Secret Room of Kaatu Temple, click here.