Worthy of Trust and Confidence is a western historical fiction book based on a mystery dective U.S. Secret Service crime in 1898.
Three kids enter the Mousegate at Walt Disney World and each one becomes embedded with one of the three main characters. They see and feel the emotions of the characters. They live the history!
A trio of cousins researching a family history project encounter a leprechaun who gives them a badge to a Magical Mousegate. The Mousegate is in Walt Disney World, and will transport them to an old West Secret Service counterfeiting case. The trio are embedded in the consciousness of the three main characters in the book and follow the case from beginning to end, while experiencing life through their character’s eyes, heart and mind.
While the Prologue and Epilogue detail the actions of the teens, the rest of the book is a classic old style Western mystery. There are bank robbers, crooked politicians, a love interest, and a shootout.
The book would be enjoyable for early to mid-teen readers, boys and girls alike, as well as adults. It is an unusual adventure, since it details the actions of Secret Service operatives while investigating counterfeit currency in the Old West in 1898.
Maggie, Stephen and Lizzie – The trio who are given the magical coin that unlocks the Mousegate.
Will Scott – A Secret Service operative who leads an investigation into a counterfeit manufacturing operation in 1898 Colorado.
Miguel Fernandez – Will’s sidekick and lifetime friend.
Eddie Donnally – the author of the journal that details the counterfeit case. Eddie is also another Secret Service operative working out of the Washington Field Office and Will’s close friend.
Lisa Butler – Owner of Cataloochee Ranch, who becomes another one of Will’s partners.
A Mouse Gate Adventure Series
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